Field Tip Details

Species1494 Capperia britanniodactyla, (Gregson, 1869)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJanuary to March
FoodplantsWood-sage, Teucrium scorodonia
TipThe larvae hibernate on the underside of the leaves and have at this time the appearance of little oval tufts of whitish hair. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSun 22-Jan-2006Last updatedSun 22-Jan-2006