Field Tip Details

Species158 Antispila metallella, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearJune to July
FoodplantsDogwood, Swida sanguinea
TipThe larva is to be found on its foodplant, fixing its case for pupation on the undersides of stones (Richardson). [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedSun 21-May-2006Last updatedSun 21-May-2006