diamondback moth

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di·a·mond·back moth

 (dī′ə-mənd-băk′, dī′mənd-)
Any of several small moths of the family Plutellidae, having front wings that reveal diamond-shaped spots when folded, especially Plutella xylostella, whose larvae are pests of cabbage and other cruciferous plants.
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Resistance of some cultivated Brassicaceae to infestations by Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae).
Ichneumonidae), aparasite introduced to control Plutella xylostella (Lep.
Toxicity and oviposition-deterrence of Vitex negundo extracts to Plutella xylostella.
Cases of reversion of insecticide resistance owing to its withdrawal of selection pressure were earlier reported in organophosphate resistant strain of Culex pipiens pallens (18), pyrethroid resistance in Blattella germanica (19), Bacillus thuringiensis resistance in Plutella xylostella (20) and pyriproxyfen resistance in Bemisia tabaci (21).
ISSR-PCR: Tool for discrimination and genetic structure analysis of Plutella xylostella populations native to different geographical areas.
Farmer Bob's cabbage plot, just down the road, shows signs of serious chomping by the diamonback caterpillar, Plutella xylostella -- the world's number-one pest of plants in the cabbage family.
Temperature-dependent development of diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) on two brassicaceous host plants.
The oviposition of T howardi on the 1st day and for up to 19 d was observed in Plutella xylostella L.