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Species - Aethes williana

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SpeciesTaxon stageFoodplantTime of yearTipRankPhoto
View field tip details Aethes williana
LarvaWild Carrot, Daucus carota
January to March, October to DecemberThe larva feeds in the autumn and winter in the stems, eating out the pith and filling the space with frass, still feeding on the dead stems or working back through the frass as late as April and spinning a very slight brownish cocoon in the tightly packed mass of frass in the stem, the moth emerging in June. [Tutt]
View field tip details Aethes williana
LarvaWild Carrot, Daucus carota
January to mid MarchRoots should be collected in the winter months for the larvae. [Tutt]

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