Field Tip Details

Species1051 Acleris logiana, (Clerck, 1759)
Taxon stageImago
Time of yearmid February to early April
Foodplantsbirches, Betula spp.
TipAdults are to be found on birch trunks in spring; by sleeving the female on birch trees long series may be bred. [Tutt]
DetailIt is a mistake to let the larvae spin up in muslin, as they are long in turning and ichneumons sting them through the meshes. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedFri 30-Dec-2005Last updatedFri 30-Dec-2005

Photographs

1051 Acleris logiana
Ipswich, Suffolk (x.2004) © Neil Sherman