Xyloryctinae

Cryptophasa rubescens, copyright Donald Hobern.

Belongs within: Gelechioidea.

The Xyloryctinae are a group of small to medium-sized moths in which the hind wings have veins Rs and M1 stalked or arising from the same point and divergent, and Sc+R1 diverging from Rs well before the end of the cell. The gnathos in the male is not spinose (Nielsen & Common 1991).

<==Xyloryctinae [Xyloryctidae]NC91
|--Telecrates laetiorellaNC91
|--Odites pudicaP27
|--Chalarotona intabescensNC91
|--Eschatura lemuriasP27
|--Uzucha humeralisNC91
|--Catoryctis eugrammaNC91, P27
|--Neodrepta luteotactellaG84
|--Oegocniites borisjakiRJ93
|--LichenaulaNC91
| |--L. choriodesNC91
| `--L. licheneaNC91
|--ScieropeplaNC91
| |--S. reversellaP27
| `--S. typhicolaNC91
|--MarogaNC91
| |--M. melanostigmaNC91
| `--M. unipunctanaP27
|--XyloryctaNC91
| |--X. luteotactellaNC91
| |--X. melaleucaP27
| `--X. strigataNC91
|--CryptophasaNC91
| |--C. ecclesiastis Meyrick 1887M87
| |--C. irrorataM87
| |--C. leucadelpha Meyrick 1887M87
| |--C. melanostigmaC70
| |--C. nubilaP27
| `--C. rubescensNC91
`--MetathrincaG63

*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.

[G63] Gozmány, L. A. 1963. The family Symmocidae and the description of new taxa mainly from the Near East (Lepidoptera). Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 9 (1–2): 67–134.

[M87] Meyrick, E. 1887. Descriptions of new Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, series 2, 1 (4): 1037–1048.

[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.

[RJ93] Ross, A. J., & E. A. Jarzembowski. 1993. Arthropoda (Hexapoda; Insecta). In: Benton, M. J. (ed.) The Fossil Record 2 pp. 363–426. Chapman & Hall: London.

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