Comocritis cyanobactra Meyrick, 1922 -

Taxonomic Information

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.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Comocritis cyanobactra -


StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
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
Total1

Comocritis cyanobactra (Meyrick, 1922): Camellia sinensis (Theaceae) (Robinson et al. 2010).

  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.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Comocritis cyanobactra Meyrick, 1922 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/comocritis-cyanobactra, accessed 2024/06/18.