Field Tip Details

Species546 Coleophora genistae, Stainton, 1857
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearMarch
FoodplantsPetty Whin, Genista anglica
TipWhere the foodplant grows freely traces of the work of the larvae are generally evident in March but they should be left till later for they are difficult to get through if taken too small. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedFri 30-Dec-2005Last updatedFri 30-Dec-2005