Field Tip Details

Species476 Acrolepia autumnitella, Curtis, 1838
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJune
FoodplantsBittersweet, Solanum dulcamara
TipThe full-fed larvae are to be obtained in September (and also June), in mines that make conspicuous greenish-white blotches in the leaves. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedThu 25-Aug-2005Last updatedThu 25-Aug-2005


476 Acrolepia autumnitella
Larval mines on Bittersweet - Tattingstone, Suffolk ( © A Prichard