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The wingspan of the adult is 10 millimetres (0.39 in). Similar to sympatric moth Plutella xylostella, but can be distinguished by much broader wings and genitalia. The caterpillar is about 10 mm in maximum length. Head with numerous blackish-brown dots. Body green to yellowish tinged with a slender red or pale red dorsal, subdorsal, supraspiracular, subspiracular, and basal lines. Pupa very similar to above mentioned species, but with a pair of hooked setae and maxilla is always shorter than the mid-leg. Pupation is in an open net-like white cocoon on leaf underside. Caterpillars of the two species co-exist in the crop plants.
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