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Cauchas rufimitrella (Scopoli, 1763)

Meadow Long-horn
7.0100 (B&F: 152)
Previously:Adela rufimitrella (Scopoli, 1763)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Adeloidea
    »Family: Adelidae
      »Subfamily: Adelinae
        »Tribe: Trifurculini

Common

A resident species occurring sparingly by day and at mv light in shrubby places in three main zones - in the far east, on Ashdown Forest and between Storrington and Horsham. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late April to late May. Larvae feed on the seeds and lower leaves of lady's smock. (Pratt, 2011)

Adela rufimitrella (Scopoli, 1763)
Woods Mill SWT Reserve, 08 v 2017
Photo: Bob Foreman
Adela rufimitrella (Scopoli, 1763)
Bracklesham, 26 v 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Adela rufimitrella (Scopoli, 1763)
Bracklesham, 26 v 2017
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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