Adelidae: Adelinae

00377 Cauchas fibulella (=Adela), ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF0153 (ABH7.009)


General Information

This is the smallest of the Adelinae found in the UK. It has a distinctive pale dorsal spot in the centre of the the forewing.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 8-11mm.
Foodplant(s): Germander Speedwell (Veronica chamaedrys)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Grassland and roadside verges.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Larva Type:
White, Brown, Grey