Cabbage Centre Grub

Hellula hydralis Guenée, 1854

These Caterpillars are smooth, brown and stripy, with a dark head. They are an agricultural pest, feeding on brassica crops. Whilst the adult moth is brown with two irregular darker stripes across each forewing. The hindwings are plain fawn.

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What habitats does Hellula hydralis live in?

Found around gardens with brassica crops

What is the distribution of Hellula hydralis?

Found throughout Australia

How big does Hellula hydralis grow?

The wingspan is about 20mm

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