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Genus Cauchas

Silver micromoth - Cauchas Adelidae? - Cauchas Adelidae? - Cauchas Cauchas simpliciella? - Cauchas simpliciella moth - Cauchas dietziella An Unknown Micro Moth - Cauchas An Unknown Micro Moth - Cauchas Fairy Moth (Adelidae) probably Cauchas sedella - Cauchas sedella - male - female
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Adeloidea (Fairy Moths and kin)
Family Adelidae (Fairy Moths)
Subfamily Adelinae
Genus Cauchas
Size
forewing lengths from 4 - 5.5 mm (1)
Identification
Adults - small, slender moths with the wings rounded distally, and lack the dense hairiness of Adela, mostly bronze with short antenna (1)
Food
larval host is native mustards Brassicaceae (1)
Remarks
diurnal
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.