Cabbage moth

Last update: 3 March 2019
OBSERVATION:
2016-VIII-08

I found this moth from the Owlet moths (Noctuidae) in the house: the Cabbage moth (Mamestra brassicae) [1].

Cabbage moth
(Mamestra brassicae)

It is a common moth in the Netherlands and is recognizable by the white ringed spot on the lower half of the wing and the white inner line with a distinct ‘W’-shape in the middle, at the end of the wing .


References

1 Vlinderstichting.nl, "Vlinders", De Vlinderstichting

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