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Species Cauchas dietziella - Cauchas dietziella sp. grp. - Hodges#0212

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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
Species dietziella (Cauchas dietziella sp. grp. - Hodges#0212)
Hodges Number
0212
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cauchas dietziella (Kearfott, 1908)
Incurvaria dietziella Kearfott, 1908 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #210102
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet in honor of Dr. William G. Dietz (1848-1932), "who very recently revised the very difficult group to which this species belongs." (1) Born in Germany, he emigrated to the United States after the Franco-Prussian War. Dietz was a physician and amateur entomologist, specializing in beetles, especially weevils, but also in lepidoptera.
Size
Wingspan 6.5-10.5 mm. (1)
Remarks
Cauchas dietziella (Kearfott, 1908) and Cauchas cyanella (Busck, 1915) can be determined only by dissection. (2)
See Also
Cauchas cyanella (Busck, 1915)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1908. New North American Tortricidae and Tineina. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 16: 187 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidæ and Tineina
W. D. Kearfott. 1908. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 16: 167-188.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group