Field Tip Details

Species395 Glyphipterix haworthana, (Stephens, 1834)
Taxon stagePupa
Time of yearJanuary to mid March
Foodplantscottongrasses, Eriophorum spp.
Common Cottongrass, Eriophorum angustifolium
Hare's-tail Cottongrass, Eriophorum vaginatum
TipGather seed-heads during the winter. Adults will be bred from them in June. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedWed 28-Dec-2005Last updatedWed 28-Dec-2005