cave-dwelling moth

Everett D. Cashatt cashatt at
Tue Dec 23 15:05:17 EST 1997


In Butterflies and Moths by POCKETS, POCKETS FULL OF KNOWLEDGE, by Barbara
Taylor, 1996, p. 114, reference is made of small moths that spend their
entire lives in caves feeding on the droppings of bats and other animals.

Could anyone give me information (genus, species, distribution) on such a

Please respond directly to me.

Thanks very much!


Everett D. (Tim) Cashatt, Ph.D.
Curator of Zoology
Research and Collection Center
Illinois State Museum
1011 East Ash
Springfield, IL  62703 
phone: 217-782-6689
fax:   217-785-2857
email: cashatt at

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