Acria ceramitis Meyrick, 1908 -

Taxonomic Information

Acria Stephens, 1834 known from the Indian subregion. 
Acria amphorodes Meyrick, 1923. India: Punjab. 
Acria ceramitis Meyrick, 1908. India; Sri Lanka. 
Acria emarginella (Donovan, 1804) (Phalaena). India; Sri Lanka.  
Acria eulectra Meyrick, 1908. India: Meghalaya (TL: Khasi Hills). 
Acria obtusella (Walker, 1864) (Tisdra). Sri Lanka; Borneo.  
= Amphoritis nycterodes Meyrick, 1905 
Acria xanthosaris Meyrick, 1908. India: Assam.  
Acria meyricki Shashank, Saravana, Kalidas, Phanikumar, Ramamurthy & Bose, 2015. Andhra Pradesh (TL: Pedavegi). 

Extalimital species
Acria malacolectra Meyrick, 1930 
Acria cocophaga Chen & Wu, 2011. China. 
Acria equibicruris Wang, 2008. China. 
Acria ornithorrhyncha Wang, 2008. China. 
Acria psamatholeuca Meyrick,1930. Cameroon.  
Acria sciogramma Meyrick,1915. New Guinea. 
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
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  1. OD: Acria ceramitis Meyrick, 1908; J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc. 18 (3): 636; TL: Palni Hills; Khasis. Text at https://archive.org/details/journalofbombayn18bomb/page/636/mode/1up?view=theater
  2. Inoue, H. 1982. Moths of Japan, Vol. 2. Kodansha publishers. ISBN 4069938222. Plate 12/15.
  3. Yuan, Zhang & Wang, 2008, Review of the genus Acria Meyrick (Lepidoptera, Elachistidae, Depressariinae) from China Acta Zootax. Sinica 33 (4) : 685-690. Pg. 685.
  4. http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=86587
  5. https://www.inaturalist.org/taxa/205604-Acria-ceramitis

Genus placement to the family Peleopodidae vide the phylogeny in Wang Q-Y, Li H-H (2020) Phylogeny of the superfamily Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera: Obtectomera), with an exploratory application on geometric morphometrics. Zoologica Scripta 49: 307–328. https://doi.org/10.1111/zsc.12407.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Acria ceramitis Meyrick, 1908 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.71. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://moths.ncbs.res.in/acria-ceramitis, accessed 2024/02/24.