Field Tip Details

Species1517 Adaina microdactyla, (Hübner, 1813)
Taxon stageImago
Time of yearearly August
FoodplantsHemp-agrimony, Eupatorium cannabinum
TipThe second brood occurs freely among Hemp-agrimony in early August. They are sometimes on the flowers during the afternoon, but if not can easily be disturbed by walking among and shaking the plants, and fly freely towards dusk. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedThu 25-Aug-2005Last updatedThu 25-Aug-2005

Photographs

1517 Adaina microdactyla
Suffolk (viii.2003) © Neil Sherman