Field Tip Details

Species708 Agonopterix carduella, (Hübner, 1817)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJune
Foodplantsburdocks, Arctium spp.
thistles, Carduus spp.
Common Knapweed, Centaurea nigra
thistles, Cirsium spp.
TipThe larva mines the leaves of thistles moving freely from plant to plant [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedWed 15-Jun-2005Last updatedWed 15-Jun-2005