Archipini

Tea tortrix Homona coffearia, copyright Challiyil Eswaramangalath Pavithran Vipin.

Belongs within: Tortricidae.

The Archipini are a group of tortricid moths whose larvae feed between joined, living leaves (Nielsen & Common 1991). Many species have wings marked with a distinct basal and median fascia and a dark costal spot.

<==Archipini NC91
|–Epiphyas postvittana NC91
|–Archips G05
|    |–A. argyrospila G05
|    `–A. eucrora F92
|–Cryptoptila australana NC91, C70
|–Arotrophora NC91
|    |–A. arcuatalis NC91 [=Scopula arcuatalis M86; incl. Crambus submarginellus M86, Eromene transcissella M86]
|    `–A. siniocosma C70
|–Merophyas NC91
|    |–M. divulsana NC91
|    `–M. leucariana M83
`–Homona NC91
|–H. coffearia VHK02
|–H. similans P27
`–H. spargotis NC91

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[C70] Common, I. F. B. 1970. Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers pp. 765–866. Melbourne University Press.

[F92] Fan Z. 1992. Key to the Common Flies of China 2nd ed. Science Press: Beijing.

[G05] Grissell, E. E. 2005. A review of North American species of Microdontomerus Crawford (Torymidae: Hymenoptera). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 14 (1): 22–65.

[M83] Martin, N. A. 1983. Miscellaneous observations on a pasture fauna: an annotated species list. DSIR Entomology Division Report 3: 1–98.

[M86] Meyrick, E. 1886. Notes on synonymy of Australian micro-Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (3): 803–806.

[NC91] Nielsen, E. S., & I. F. B. Common. 1991. Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers 2nd ed. vol. 2 pp. 817–915. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[P27] Philpott, A. 1927. The maxillae in the Lepidoptera. Transactions and Proceedings of the New Zealand Institute 57: 721–746.

[VHK02] Verma, M., M. Hayat & S. I. Kazmi. 2002. The species of Elasmus from India (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae). Oriental Insects 36: 245–306.

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