Cosmoclostis spp. Meyrick, 1886 -

Taxonomic Information

Cosmoclostis Meyrick, 1886 species known from India. 
Cosmoclostis auxileuca Meyrick, 1907. India: Assam (TL). 
Cosmoclostis leucomochla Fletcher, 1947. India; Myanmar; Sri Lanka. 
Cosmoclostis pesseuta Meyrick, 1906. India; Sri Lanka; Bhutan. 
Cosmoclostis aglaodesma Meyrick, 1886. India; Sri Lanka. 

These species are best separated by examining genitalia. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Cosmoclostis spp. -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  1. Gielis, C. and Wangdi, K., 2018. The Pterophoridae of Bhutan (Lepidoptera), with the description of a new species. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie, 161(2), pp.79-109.
  2. Pathania, P.C., Gielis, C., Das, A. and Chandra, K., 2021. Catalogue of superfamily Pterophoroidea Kuznetsov & Stekolnikov (Lepidoptera) of India. Zootaxa, 4915(2), pp.201-236.
  3. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/211090-Cosmoclostis

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cosmoclostis spp. Meyrick, 1886 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/cosmoclostis-spp., accessed 2024/07/14.