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Foodplants - Meadowsweet, Filipendula ulmaria, Silverweed, Potentilla anserina, Tormentil, Potentilla erecta, Salad Burnet, Poterium sanguisorba

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SpeciesTaxon stageFoodplantTime of yearTipRankPhoto
View field tip details Acleris aspersana
LarvaMeadowsweet, Filipendula ulmaria
Silverweed, Potentilla anserina
Tormentil, Potentilla erecta
Salad Burnet, Poterium sanguisorba
JuneThe larvae are to be found throughout June (Thurnall). [Tutt]
View field tip details Acleris shepherdana
LarvaMeadowsweet, Filipendula ulmaria
JuneThe adults are to be bred from rolled-up leaves, collected in June
View field tip details Dasystoma salicella
LarvaSilverweed, Potentilla anserina
September to OctoberThe larvae are to be found. They are troublesome larvae to feed, eating very little at a time, growing very slowly, and wandering about the breeding-glasses when not eating. [Tutt]
View field tip details Stigmella poterii
LarvaSalad Burnet, Poterium sanguisorba
JuneThe larva is to be found mining the leaves; the mine is at first slender and nearly filled up with dark grey excrement, going round the edge of the leaf; the larva ultimately eats out the central portion of the leaf, when the mines appears almost as a blotch. [Tutt]

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