Field Tip Details

Species1382 Anania verbascalis, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearAugust to September
FoodplantsWood-sage, Teucrium scorodonia
TipIn August and September the foodplant should be well shaken (or beaten) for the larvae. The larva should be given sand in which to pupate. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedThu 25-Aug-2005Last updatedThu 25-Aug-2005