Field Tip Details

Species949 Aethes dilucidana, (Stephens, 1852)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJanuary to March
FoodplantsWild Parsnip, Pastinaca sativa
TipIn winter and early spring collect the stems of wild parsnip for the larvae. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedThu 29-Dec-2005Last updatedThu 29-Dec-2005