Field Tip Details

Species2466 Blackneck, Lygephila pastinum, (Treitschke, 1826)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearMay
Foodplantsvetches, Vicia spp.
TipThe almost full-fed larvae may be found feeding on the foodplant by night, and by searching among the herbage at the roots by day [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSun 22-May-2005Last updatedSun 22-May-2005