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Small flying insect with super long antennae - Adela caeruleella - male

Small flying insect with super long antennae - Adela caeruleella - Male
Garland, Dallas County, Texas, USA
April 11, 2018
All I saw was something fluttering that looked in flight like it had super long wings. Then it landed. What is the purpose of those long antennae as it sure would draw the wrong attention? If I were a bird, that would attract me.

Moved, Adela caeruleella (male)
Moved from ID Request.

Adela caeruleella?
Something in the family at least. See reference here (1)

 
It sure does look like it, bu
It sure does look like it, but not showing any fairy moths in my area, though I have learned that doesn't mean it isn't here. I have found some "first in TX" insects on here. And I saw two yesterday.

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