Cabbage Webworm

Catalogue Type
Plant Pests Catalogue
Scientific Name
Hellula undalis
Distinguishing Characters
The cabbage webworm is the larva of a moth that has brownish yellow front wings mottled with darker brown, and pale gray rear wings.
The moths have a wingspread of a little more than onehalf inch.
When disturbed in the field, moths make short, erratic flights, and come to rest quickly among the leaves of a plant or on the ground, where their color blends with that of the soil.
Host Crop
Broccoli, cabbage,mustard, turnip
Photo of Insect
Photo of Damaged Crop