Cerace stipatana Walker, 1863 -

Taxonomic Information

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); Sylhet, 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 hindwings. All the other species have yellow hindwing, which is essential to support identification. 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
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
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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  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]

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Cerace stipatana Walker, 1863 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.73. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/cerace-stipatana, accessed 2024/04/14.