Anarsia spp. Zeller, 1839 -

Taxonomic Information

List of Anarsia Zeller, 1839 species known from India:

Anarsia acerata Meyrick, 1913. India: N. Coorg, South India.

Anarsia acrotoma Meyrick, 1913. India: N. Coorg, South India.

Anarsia altercata Meyrick, 1918. India: Pusa, Bengal.

Anarsia didymopa Meyrick, 1916. India: Pusa, Bengal.

Anarsia ephippias Meyrick, 1908. India: Pusa, Bengal.

Anarsia epotias Meyrick, 1916. India: Pusa, Bengal.

Anarsia idioptila Meyrick, 1916. India: Pusa, Bengal.

Anarsia melanchropa Meyrick, 1926. India: Dehradun, Uttarakhand, North West India.

Anarsia melanoplecta Meyrick, 1914. India: Pusa, Bengal.

Anarsia omoptila Meyrick, 1918. India: Coimbatore: Tamil Nadu, South India.

Anarsia patulella (Walker, 1864). Sri Lanka; India: South India.

Anarsia pensilis Meyrick, 1913. Sri Lanka.

Anarsia phortica Meyrick, 1913. Sri Lanka; India: South India.

Anarsia reciproca Meyrick, 1920. India: Chennai, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, South India.

Anarsia sagittaria Meyrick, 1914. India: Pusa, Bengal.

Anarsia sagmatica Meyrick, 1916. India: Pusa, Bengal, NE. India.

Anarsia stylota Meyrick, 1913. Sri Lanka.

Anarsia tortuosa (Meyrick, 1913). Sri Lanka.

Anarsia tortuosella Amsel, 1967. Pakistan.

Anarsia triaenota Meyrick, 1913. India: Gooty, Andhra Pradesh, South India.

Anarsia tricornis Meyrick, 1913. Sri Lanka.

Anarsia triglypta Meyrick, 1933. India: Pusa, Bihar, NE. India.

Anarsia veruta Meyrick, 1918. India: Pusa, Bengal.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Total41

Anarsia spp.: Found in leaf fold of Coriaria nepalensis (Coriariaceae). Reared by Rachit Singh. 

Pathania, P.C., Rose, H.S. and Sood, R., 2006. Gelechiid diversity (Lepidoptera) from Siwalik Hills of North-Western Himalaya. Zoos Print Journal, 21(1), pp.2127-2131. Twelve species of Anarsia Zeller, 1839 known from India. 

Page citation

Singh, R. 2024. Anarsia spp. Zeller, 1839 – . 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/anarsia-spp, accessed 2024/04/20.