Field Tip Details

Species714 Agonopterix yeatiana, (Fabricius, 1781)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearlate June to early July
FoodplantsWild Carrot, Daucus carota
TipThe larva feeds in a tube formed by turning over the pinnae of he leaves; it is full-fed during the last week of June and the first week of July, when it descends to the surface of the ground and pupates in a slight, white, silken cocoon. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedThu 8-Jun-2006Last updatedThu 8-Jun-2006