Mamestra

Mamestra is a genus of moths of the family Noctuidae described by Ochsenheimer in 1816. Perhaps the best known species is the cabbage moth, M. brassicae.

Mamestra
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Cabbage moth
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Tribe: Hadenini
Subtribe: Mamestrina
Genus: Mamestra
Ochsenheimer, 1816

SpeciesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Noctuidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.
  • Savela, Markku. "Mamestra Ochsenheimer, 1816". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved June 29, 2019.