Adelidae: Adelinae

00382 Cauchas rufimitrella (=Adela), (Scopoli, 1763)

BF0152 (ABH7.010)


General Information

This species has brassy-green forewings. Males have antennae over twice the length of the forewing. The females have slightly shorter antennae.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 9-12mm.
Foodplant(s): Cuckooflower (Cardamine pratensis), Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Wet meadows, grassland and woods.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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