Field Tip Details

Species481 Epermenia falciformis, (Haworth, 1828)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearMay to June
FoodplantsGround-elder, Aegopodium podagraria
Wild Angelica, Angelica sylvestris
TipIn marshy places containing the foodplant search for first-brood larvae on the foodplant, which live in crumpled leaves. Second-brood larvae eat round holes through the sheaths of the unexpanded umbels and feed on the immature flowers within [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedMon 9-May-2005Last updatedMon 9-May-2005