Anerastia Hübner, 1825

Bidzilya, Oleksiy, Budashkin, Yuriy & Yepishin, Viktor, 2020, Review of the tribe Anerastiini (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae: Phycitinae) from Ukraine, Zootaxa 4718 (1), pp. 1-24: 8

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4718.1.1

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B4124F-0C25-FFE1-FF38-F9D1FB9DF800

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scientific name

Anerastia Hübner, 1825
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Genus Anerastia Hübner, 1825 

T ype species: Tinea lotella Hübner, [1813]  1796, by subsequent designation.

= Prinanerastia Hampson, 1918  .

type species: Tinea lotella Hübner, [1813]  1796, by original designation.

Diagnosis. Anerastia  is characterized by a stout gnathos with hook-shaped ventral process and with strongly enlarged lateral lobes, aedeagus with one straight and one ring-shaped cornutus and broad, flattened medially split uncus with short excavation on the posterior margin in the male genitalia. In the female genitalia papillae anales are subtriangular, unmodified, both pairs of apophyses are long, tergum VIII with distinct posterior plate and a signum is absent. Externally Anerastia  species are characterized by light brown forewing, subcostal and some other veins more or less distinctly mottled with white, frons has a short medial hump.

Distribution. About seven species distributed worldwide ( Leraut 2014; Nuss et al. 2003 –2019). At least two species are reported from the Palaearctic region. One species is known from Ukraine.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Pyralidae

Loc

Anerastia Hübner, 1825

Bidzilya, Oleksiy, Budashkin, Yuriy & Yepishin, Viktor 2020
2020
Loc

Prinanerastia

Hampson 1918
1918
Loc

Tinea lotella Hübner, [1813]

Hubner 1813
1813