Field Tip Details

Species949 Aethes dilucidana, (Stephens, 1852)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearOctober
FoodplantsWild Parsnip, Pastinaca sativa
TipCollect upper two-thirds of stems of wild parsnip. Tie in bundles and suspend out-of-doors during the winter, put in a band-box in June, adults will subsequently emerge. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSat 24-Sep-2005Last updatedSat 24-Sep-2005