Field Tip Details

Species1206 Clavigesta sylvestrana, (Curtis, 1850)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearMarch to April
FoodplantsMaritime Pine, Pinus pinaster
Stone Pine, Pinus pinea
TipThe larva feeds in the shoots. It may be detected by the pellet of frass which is ejected from the tunnel by the larva, and which remains attached outside. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedFri 10-Mar-2006Last updatedFri 10-Mar-2006