Field Tip Details

Species1040 Acleris caledoniana, (Stephens, 1852)
1096 Apotomis sauciana, (Frölich, 1828)
1119 Ancylis geminana, (Donovan, 1806)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearlate March to April
FoodplantsBilberry, Vaccinium myrtillus
TipThe larvae feed in spring in the tops of the foodplant, the plants being sometimes quite blighted by the larvae. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedFri 3-Mar-2006Last updatedFri 3-Mar-2006