Cauchas rufimitrella (Scopoli 1763) (Family Adelidae)


Male

Female

Forewing Length: 4.5-6mm; Wingspan: 9-12mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
June - July July - October November - April May - June
(Earliest: 21.4)

Biotopes:
Wet Meadows

Hedge Rows
Food:
(Oligophagous)

Several Brassicaceae
Food:
(Adult)

Cardamine amara Nectar

Cardamine pratensis Nectar

Myosotis laxa Nectar

Leucanthemum vulgare Nectar

Anthriscus sylvestris Nectar

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Cauchas rufimitrella
Cauchas rufimitrella
Lepiforum: Cauchas rufimitrella


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