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21a0124 – 0216   Cauchas simpliciella (Walsingham, 1880)

Jeremy Gatten
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Synonymy: Adela simpliciella Walsingham, 1880
Incurvaria itoniella Busck, 1915
Chalceopla ovata Braun, 1921
Taxonomic Notes: Cauchas simpliciella (Walsingham, 1880) includes as a synonym [217] Cauchas discalis Braun, 1925 in Davis & Medeiros (2003).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Davis, D.R., & M.J. Medeiros, 2023. A revision of the family Adelidae of the Western Hemisphere (Lepidoptera: Adeloidea). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 656: 1-215.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 2.4f; p. 41. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cauchas simpliciella
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