Field Tip Details

Species152 Adela rufimitrella, (Scopoli, 1763)
Taxon stageImago
Time of yearlate May to June
FoodplantsCuckooflower, Cardamine pratensis
Hedge-mustard, Sisymbrium officinale
TipThe flowers should be worked for the adults [Tutt]
DetailLater on in the season the larvae are to be found in the seed-pods of the foodplant. [Tutt]
Rankingranking 4
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSun 22-May-2005Last updatedMon 1-May-2006