Field Tip Details

Species2311 Double Kidney, Ipimorpha retusa, (Linnaeus, 1761)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearMay
Foodplantssallows and willows, Salix spp.
TipIt pays to search sallow bushes, not to beat them, for the larvae, which prefer sallows with leaves of thin texture; they are also found on willows [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedFri 20-May-2005Last updatedFri 20-May-2005