Field Tip Details

Species949 Aethes dilucidana, (Stephens, 1852)
Taxon stageLarva
Time of yearNovember to December
FoodplantsWild Parsnip, Pastinaca sativa
TipStems of the foodplant with conspicuous little nodules oof white frass, showing just above the lower nodes of the stem, will contain the larvae. Cut of the stems containing larvae into convenient lengths and place in damp sand. [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedTue 28-Nov-2006Last updatedTue 28-Nov-2006