Field Tip Details

Species1481 Homoeosoma sinuella, (Fabricius, 1794)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJanuary to March
Foodplantsplantains, Plantago spp.
TipDuring the winter months the larvae may be found feeding in the root-stocks of plantain. [Tutt]
DetailThey spin cocoons in Marsh, but the larvae do not pupate until May and early June. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedMon 10-Oct-2005Last updatedMon 10-Oct-2005