Field Tip Details

Species649 Esperia sulphurella, (Fabricius, 1775)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJanuary to February
FoodplantsWood, dead or rotten (including fungus under bark)
TipExamine dead and decaying wood, and search under rotten bark for the larvae. Many species of Oecophora also feed in this manner and their larvae should be obtained at the same time (Elisha). [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSun 22-Jan-2006Last updatedSun 22-Jan-2006