Field Tip Details

Species1643 Emperor Moth, Saturnia pavonia, (Linnaeus, 1758)
Taxon stageOva
Time of yearMay
TipThe eggs are to be found on ling, sallow, &c., laid round and round a twig, and not at all unlike a small bunch of dried flowers of heathers [Tutt]
Submitted byTony PrichardTip statusChecked
CreatedThu 19-May-2005Last updatedThu 19-May-2005