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Foodplants - brambles, Rubus spp.

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SpeciesTaxon stageFoodplantTime of yearTipRankPhoto
View field tip details Acleris holmiana
Larvabrambles, Rubus spp.
mid June to late JuneThe larvae are to be found towards the end of June, particularly on plants growing in hedges (Thurnall). [Tutt]
View field tip details Carcina quercana
Larvabrambles, Rubus spp.
January to MarchLook for windowing on bramble leaves, with a white silken web on underside of leaf [J Langmaid per R Edmunds]ranking 5Tip has photos
View field tip details Emmetia marginea
Larvabrambles, Rubus spp.
MarchThe larvae are to be obtained in the leaves of brambles, sheltered under hedges.
View field tip details Exapate congelatella
LarvaHeather, Ling, Calluna vulgaris
hawthorns, Crataegus spp.
heathers, Erica spp.
Wild Privet, Ligustrum vulgare
Bog-myrtle, Myrica gale
cinquefoils, Potentilla spp.
Buckthorn, Rhamnus catharticus
brambles, Rubus spp.
bilberries, Vaccinium spp.
May to early JuneThe larvae are to be found between united leaves on the terminal twigs of the foodplant. [Tutt]
View field tip details Schreckensteinia festaliella
Larvabrambles, Rubus spp.
SeptemberThe larvae are to be found feeding either on the upper- or underside of bramble-leaves, eating the leaves half through or making conspicuous blotches, which are very evident even when one is not specifically looking for them. [Tutt]

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