Field Tip Details

Species1089 Apotomis semifasciana, (Haworth, 1811)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearMay to June
Foodplantssallows and willows, Salix spp.
TipThe larvae feed in united shoots of sallow in May and June, generally preferring the dwarf and stunted bushes, and the imago appears in July [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedWed 11-May-2005Last updatedWed 11-May-2005