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Mamestra brassicae
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Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth)

Summary

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  • 10 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Mamestra brassicae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cabbage moth
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Pictures

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Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); larva on a Brassica (cabbage) leaf. Note frass. West Midlands, England, UK. July 2014.
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CaptionMamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); larva on a Brassica (cabbage) leaf. Note frass. West Midlands, England, UK. July 2014.
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Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); larva on a Brassica (cabbage) leaf. Note frass. West Midlands, England, UK. July 2014.
LarvaMamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); larva on a Brassica (cabbage) leaf. Note frass. West Midlands, England, UK. July 2014.©Patrick Clement/via wikipedia - CC BY 2.0
Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); adult. May 2017. Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK. May 2017.
TitleAdult
CaptionMamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); adult. May 2017. Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK. May 2017.
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Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); adult. May 2017. Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK. May 2017.
AdultMamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); adult. May 2017. Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK. May 2017.©Ben Sale/via wikipedia - CC BY 2.0
Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); adult. A prominent spur on foretibia is characteristic of this genus. USA.
TitleDiagnostic character
CaptionMamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); adult. A prominent spur on foretibia is characteristic of this genus. USA.
Copyright©Hanna Royals/Screening Aids/USDA APHIS ITP/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Mamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); adult. A prominent spur on foretibia is characteristic of this genus. USA.
Diagnostic characterMamestra brassicae (cabbage moth); adult. A prominent spur on foretibia is characteristic of this genus. USA.©Hanna Royals/Screening Aids/USDA APHIS ITP/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Preferred Common Name

  • cabbage moth

Other Scientific Names

  • Barathra brassicae (Linnaeus)
  • Hypobarathra unicolor Marumo, 1917
  • Noctua albidilinea Haworth, 1809
  • Phalaena Noctua brassicae Linnaeus, 1758
  • Phalaena omicron Geoffray, 1785

International Common Names

  • English: cabbage armyworm
  • Spanish: noctua de la col; oruga de la col
  • French: noctuelle des choux; noctuelle du chou

Local Common Names

  • Denmark: kalugle
  • Finland: kaaliyoekkoenen
  • Germany: Eule, Kohl-; Herzwurm
  • Italy: Mamestra del cavolo; Nottua del cavolo
  • Japan: Yoto-musi
  • Netherlands: Kooluil
  • Norway: kalfly
  • Sweden: kalfly

EPPO code

  • BARABR (Mamestra brassicae)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Noctuidae
  •                             Genus: Mamestra
  •                                 Species: Mamestra brassicae

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 30 Jun 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

LibyaPresent

Asia

ArmeniaPresent
AzerbaijanPresent
ChinaPresent, Localized
-HeilongjiangPresent
-JilinPresent
-LiaoningPresent
-ShandongPresent
-ShanxiPresent
-TibetPresent
GeorgiaPresent
IndiaPresent, Localized
-Jammu and KashmirPresent
-PunjabPresent
IranPresent
JapanPresent
KazakhstanPresent
KyrgyzstanPresent
LebanonPresent
MongoliaPresent
North KoreaPresent
PakistanPresent
South KoreaPresent
SyriaPresent
TaiwanPresent
TurkeyPresent
UzbekistanPresent

Europe

AustriaPresent, Widespread
BelarusPresent
BelgiumPresent
BulgariaPresent, Widespread
CzechiaPresent, Widespread
CzechoslovakiaPresent, Widespread
DenmarkPresent
EstoniaPresent
FinlandPresent, Localized
FrancePresent
GermanyPresent, Widespread
HungaryPresent, Widespread
IrelandPresent
ItalyPresent
LatviaPresent
LithuaniaPresent
MaltaPresent
MoldovaPresent
NetherlandsPresent
NorwayPresent
PolandPresent
PortugalPresent, Widespread
RomaniaPresent
RussiaPresent, Localized
-Eastern SiberiaPresent
-Russia (Europe)Present
-Russian Far EastPresent
-Western SiberiaPresent
SerbiaPresent
Serbia and MontenegroPresent, Widespread
SloveniaPresent
SpainPresent
-Canary IslandsPresent
SwedenPresent, Widespread
SwitzerlandPresent, Widespread
UkrainePresent
United KingdomPresent
-EnglandPresent

Growth Stages

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Flowering stage, Fruiting stage, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / external feeding
Fruit / frass visible
Fruit / internal feeding
Growing point / external feeding
Inflorescence / external feeding
Inflorescence / frass visible
Inflorescence / rot
Leaves / external feeding
Leaves / frass visible
Leaves / internal feeding
Leaves / rot
Roots / external feeding
Stems / external feeding
Whole plant / external feeding
Whole plant / frass visible
Whole plant / plant dead; dieback

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Agonum dorsale Predator
Apotomopterus dehaani Predator Arthropods|Larvae
Aspergillus niger Antagonist
Athrycia curvinervis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis
Bacillus thuringiensis aizawai Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis caucasicus Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis entomocidus Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis galleriae Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. dendrolimus Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Bacillus thuringiensis thuringiensis Pathogen Arthropods|Larvae
Beauveria bassiana Pathogen
Blondelia nigripes Parasite Arthropods|Larvae Poland cabbages
Bracon hebetor Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Campoletis chlorideae Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Campoletis maculipes Parasite
Carcelia lucorum Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Chrysoperla carnea Predator
Chrysoperla harrisii Predator Poland
Coccinella septempunctata Predator
Compsilura concinnata Parasite Arthropods|Larvae Poland cabbages
Conomorium patulum Parasite
Copidosoma agrotis Parasite
Copidosoma floridanum Parasite Eggs
Cotesia glomeratus Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Cotesia ruficrus Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Diadegma fenestrale Parasite
Dolichovespula media Predator
Encarsia porteri Parasite Eggs
Entomophaga aulicae Pathogen
Erynia gammae Pathogen
Erynia radicans Pathogen
Eulophus pennicornis Parasite
Euplectrus bicolor Parasite
Eurithia consobrina Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Eutanyacra picta Parasite
Exetastes atrator Parasite
Exorista fasciata Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Exorista japonica Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Exorista larvarum Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Gonia picea Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Granulosis virus Pathogen
Harpalus rufipes Predator
Hyposoter didymator Parasite
Lecanicillium lecanii Pathogen
Linnaemya picta Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Linnaemya picta Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Meloboris leucaniae Parasite
Microgaster tuberculifera Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Microplitis marshalli Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Microplitis mediator Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Muscina pabulorum Predator
Muscina stabulans Predator
Nemoraea pellucida Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Nilea hortulana Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Nomuraea rileyi Pathogen
Nomuraea rileyi Pathogen
Nucleopolyhedrosis virus Pathogen
Ophion obscuratus Parasite
Orius sauteri Predator
Paecilomyces farinosus Pathogen
Paecilomyces fumosoroseus Pathogen
Peribaea tibialis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phryxe nemea Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Phryxe vulgaris Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Pimpla hypochondriaca Parasite
Podisus maculiventris Predator
Propylea quatuordecimpunctata Predator
Pseudogonia rufifrons Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Pterostichus melanarius Predator
Serratia liquefaciens Pathogen
Siphona cristata Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Steinernema feltiae Parasite
Sturmia bella Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Tachina nupta Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Trichogramma aurosum Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma brassicae Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma buesi Parasite Eggs Bulgaria sugarbeet
Trichogramma chilonis Parasite Eggs Germany Brassica
Trichogramma danubiense Parasite
Trichogramma dendrolimi Parasite Eggs Germany Brassica
Trichogramma domalae Parasite Eggs Bulgaria sugarbeet
Trichogramma evanescens Parasite Eggs Bulgaria; China; France; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; USSR Brassica; Brussels sprouts
Trichogramma leptoparameron Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma leucaniae Parasite Eggs China
Trichogramma maidis Parasite Eggs Bulgaria; Netherlands Brussels sprouts; cabbages; sugarbeet
Trichogramma mirabile Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma misiae Parasite Eggs Bulgaria sugarbeet
Trichogramma piceum Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma pretiosum Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma principium Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma rhenana Parasite Eggs
Trichogramma rhenanum Parasite Eggs Bulgaria sugarbeet
Vairimorpha antheraeae Pathogen
Voria ruralis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Vulgichneumon leucaniae Parasite
Vulgichneumon saturatorius Parasite
Winthemia quadripustulata Parasite Arthropods|Larvae

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Distribution References

Alekseeva T A, Ozernyuk N D, 2011. Dynamics of Energy Metabolism in Ontogenesis of Striped Shield Bug (Graphosoma lineatum L.) and Cabbage Moth (Mamestra brassicae L.). Russian Journal of Developmental Biology. 42 (2), 73-78. DOI:10.1134/S1062360411020020

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