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21a0117 – 0212   Cauchas dietziella (Kearfott, 1908)

Tom Murray
Distribution: Type locality: "Essex County Park, New Jersey."
Field Marks:
C. dietziella and C. cyanella will be treated here as the 0212 - Cauchas dietziella species group for the purpose of placing undetermined photographs.
Similar Species:
  • Cauchas cyanella (Busck, 1915) is separated only by genitalia and DNA barcode.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
  • 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.
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1908. New North American Tortriciae and Tineina. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 16: 187.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Cauchas dietziella
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