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Diamond-Back Moth

I came across this small, slim moth back in late spring, while I was photographing bugs in the long grass.  It looked a bit different from the grass moths I had been seeing in that area.  I only managed one photo before it flew off and didn't get round to trying to identify until six months later.  When I did, I found it to be a diamond-back moth, Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Ypononmeutidae).

Photo taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2009-05-23.

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