Field Tip Details

Species1432 Anerastia lotella, (Hübner, 1813)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearlate March to April
Foodplantssedges, Carex spp.
grasses, Gramineae
TipSearch the sand about the roots of various grasses and sedges on the sandhills near the seaside for the silken tubes in which the larvae reside. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSat 11-Mar-2006Last updatedSat 11-Mar-2006