1186 Epiblema sticticana

Single-brooded, overwinters as a larva

Usual larval stage July to April

Adult forewing - around 7 to 9mm. Flies July to mid-August

Larval foodplants : In the roots and then flower stem of Colt's-foot (Tussilago farfara),
less often on Winter Heliotrope (Petasites fragans)

Not currently available on this website. For photographs of larvae, pupal shells and adults see:-