Field Tip Details

Species766 Altenia scriptella, (Hübner, 1796)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearAugust to early September
FoodplantsField Maple, Acer campestre
TipThe larvae fold the leaves of maple in August and early September. [Tutt]
DetailThe larva changes to a pupa, in a slight silken web in the fold of a leaf, towards the end of September.
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedThu 25-Aug-2005Last updatedFri 26-Aug-2005