Field Tip Details

Species948 Aethes margaritana, (Haworth, 1811)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJanuary to mid March
FoodplantsYarrow, Achillea millefolium
TipThe larvae feed in a web among the seedheads in the autumn and winter. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedThu 29-Dec-2005Last updatedThu 29-Dec-2005