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Lepidoptera > Gelechioidea > Xyloryctidae > Xyloryctinae > Comocritis

Comocritis cyanobactra Meyrick, 1922

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Comocritis Meyrick, 1894 species known from the Indian subregion are:
Comocritis circulata (Meyrick, 1918). S. India.
Comocritis constellata (Meyrick, 1914). Sri Lanka. 
Comocritis cyanobactra Meyrick, 1922. Assam.
Comocritis enneora Meyrick, 1914. Khasi Hills, Meghalaya.
Comocritis nephelista Meyrick, 1914. Sri Lanka.
Comocritis olympia Meyrick, 1894. Assam; Myanmar.
Comocritis pieria Meyrick, 1906. Assam; Sri Lanka.
Comocritis praecolor Meyrick, 1914. Srii Lanka.
Comocritis thespias Meyrick, 1909. Sri Lanka.
Comocritis uranias (Meyrick, 1909). Sri Lanka.
References:
  1. Comocritis cyanobactra Meyrick, 1922. Exotic Microlep. 2 (18): 552; TL: Assam. Text at https://archive.org/details/exoticmicrolepid02meyr/page/552/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/1263639-Comocritis-cyanobactra
  3. Lee, S, R. Brown & S. Bucheli (Updated 2015). Gelechioidea - a Global Framework; Gelechioidea Families. Accessed at https://mississippientomologicalmuseum.org.msstate.edu/Researchtaxapages/Lepidoptera/Xyloryctidae/Checklists/Xyloryctidae-genera.html for family placement. Previously placed in Yponomeutidae. 
Notes: No other Comocritis species from NE India has blue markings.
 

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Anonymous. 2021. Comocritis cyanobactra Meyrick, 1922. 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/358044/Comocritis-cyanobactra
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