Field Tip Details

Species1517 Adaina microdactyla, (Hübner, 1813)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearFebruary
FoodplantsHemp-agrimony, Eupatorium cannabinum
TipExamine dead-stems of the foodplant. If small holes be detected in the sides of the stems they should be carefully cut and examined for the larvae. [Tutt]
DetailBy cutting a small bundle of the stems and keeping them out in all weathers until near the time of emergence fine series may be bred (Elisha). [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSun 22-Jan-2006Last updatedSun 22-Jan-2006