Field Tip Details

Species1254 Cydia strobilella, Spruce Seed Moth, (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJanuary to February
Foodplantsspruces, Picea spp.
TipSearch the ground under spruce fir-trees for mis-shapen cones, for it is these only that contain the larvae (Elisha). [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedMon 2-Jan-2006Last updatedMon 2-Jan-2006