Field Tip Details

Species1910 Lilac Beauty, Apeira syringaria, (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearMay
FoodplantsWild Privet, Ligustrum vulgare
Honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum
Lilac, Syringa vulgaris
TipThe larvae are to be found feeding on the low-growing honeysuckle in woods (also affect privet and lilac) [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedMon 16-May-2005Last updatedMon 16-May-2005