Andraca Walker, 1865

Wang, Xing, Wang, Min, Zolotuhin, Vadim V., Hirowatari, Toshiya, Wu, Shipher & Huang, Guo-Hua, 2015, The fauna of the family Bombycidae sensu lato (Insecta, Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea) from Mainland China, Taiwan and Hainan Islands, Zootaxa 3989 (1), pp. 1-138: 63-64

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Andraca Walker, 1865


XV. Andraca Walker, 1865  ( FIGURES 23–25View FIGURE 23View FIGURE 25)

Andraca Walker, 1865  , List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 32: 581. Type species: Andraca bipunctata Walker, 1865  , by monotypy.

Pseudoeupterote Shiraki, 1911, Catalogue Insectorum Noxiorum Formosarum: 48. Type species: Oreta theae Matsumura, 1909  , by monotypy.

Diagnosis. Charactered by the following features: forewing weakly falcate; female antennae filiform; uncus apically pointed to weakly indented; gnathos with two long and upcurved arms; valva basally broad and sclerotized; aedeagus short; vesica with or without cornuti.

Distribution. Oriental and S & E Palaearctic Regions.

Remarks. Further information on this genus is given by Wang et al. (2011), Zolotuhin (2012) and Wang et al. (2012). Eight Andraca  species have so far been recorded from China (Map 15).

Map 15. Distribution of Andraca  spp. mainly in China.