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Lepidoptera > Tortricoidea > Tortricidae > Tortricinae > Ceracini > Cerace

Cerace stipatana Walker, 1863

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Cerace Walker, 1863 species from the Indian subcontinent. 
Cerace cyanopyga Diakonoff, 1950. India; Myanmar.
Cerace loxodes Meyrick, 1912. India; Myanmar.
Cerace onustana Walker, 1863. India (Assam, Sikkim, West Bengal); Nepal.

Cerace sardias Meyrick, 1907. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.  
Cerace stipatana Walker, 1863. India (Himalayas); Silhet, Bangladesh. 
Cerace tetraonis Butler 1886. Darjeeling, West Bengal, Meghalaya. 
Cerace xanthothrix Diakonoff, 1950. Naga Hills, Myanmar. 
Cerace xanthocosma Diakonoff, 1950. India (synonym Cerace guttana). Assam, Meghalaya; Bangladesh.  
 
Cerace stipatana Walker, 1863 is the only Indian Cerace species with white hindwing. All the other species have yellow hindwing, which is essential to support identification. 
References:
  1. Cerace stipatana Walker, 1863. List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 28: 422; TL: Silhet. 
  2. Diakonoff,A. 1950. A revision of the family Ceracidae (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae) Bull. Br. Mus. Ent. 1 (2) : 171-219. Pg. 209. 
  3. Pathania, P.C., Das, A., Brown, J.W. and Chandra, K., 2020. Catalogue of Tortricidae Latreille, 1802 (Lepidoptera: Tortricoidea) of India. Zootaxa, 4757(1), pp.1-95. 
  4. http://www.tortricidae.com/cataloguePhoto.asp?index=4497 [accessed 19 June 2021]

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Anonymous. 2021. Cerace stipatana Walker, 1863. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/357835/Cerace-stipatana
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