After 142 years, Plutellapolaris Zeller, 1880 was rediscovered at Svalbard, Norway, in 2015. The locality and its vegetation are described. The specimen is the first female ever recorded, and its genitalia are illustrated. The taxonomic position of P.polaris relative to other Plutella Schrank, 1802 species in the Northern hemisphere is discussed.
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