Field Tip Details

Species1517 Adaina microdactyla, (Hübner, 1813)
Taxon stageImago
Time of yearlate May to early August
FoodplantsHemp-agrimony, Eupatorium cannabinum
TipThe adults are to be obtained in plenty. It is to be found almost anywhere among the foodplant and in all sorts of localities. It can be disturbed from the foodplant during the day, but flies quite freely about sundown, and is often in considerable abundance. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedMon 17-Apr-2006Last updatedMon 1-May-2006

Photographs

1517 Adaina microdactyla
Suffolk (viii.2003) © Neil Sherman