Field Tip Details

Species177 Dahlica inconspicuella, Lesser Lichen Case-bearer, (Stainton, 1849)
179 Dahlica lichenella, Lichen Case-bearer, (Linnaeus, 1761)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearFebruary to March
FoodplantsLichens
TipThe cases on lichen-covered tree-trunks, fences, etc., should be collected as soon as they are ready for pupation. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedFri 30-Dec-2005Last updatedFri 30-Dec-2005