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Cabbage Moth (Mamestra brassicae)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Noctuidae (nok-TOO-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Mamestra
Species: brassicae

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Blairsville, Georgia
Saint Anthony, Idaho

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On Aug 23, 2014, Chillybean from (Zone 5a) wrote:

This moth is not found on the continental United States (at this time), but in Europe, Russia and as far east as Japan. --from Wikipedia

What we call Cabbage Moth in North America is actually a butterfly, the Cabbage White, Pieris rapae.

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