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Scopula albigeralis, Wlk. Cat. xxxiv, p. 1468.
Gabra tinealella, Wlk. Cat. xxxv, p. 1727.

Head and thorax rufous, marked with grey ; abdomen ochreous,
fuscous towards extremity. Fore wing with the basal area bright
chestnut, bounded by an oblique white band often diffused
outwards ; the outer area chestnut, variegated with grey and
purplish shades ; a discocellular black lunule with a diffused white
patch beyond it ; two dark somewhat irregular submarginal lines
becoming obsolescent below vein 4 ; the cilia grey, with dark lines
through them. Hind wing semihyaline and pale ochreous.

Hob. S. Africa ; Dharmsala ; Ceylon ; Java. Exp. 18-
20 millim.

4380. Epicrocis hilarella, Rag. Nouv. Gen. p. 22 ; id. Mon. Phyc.

p. 438, pi. xii, fig. 7.

Differs from festivella in the white band of fore wing bounding
the basal area being angled inwards on vein 1 ; a speck at lower
angle of cell, with a white streak beyond it instead of the lunule
and patch ; the marginal area fuscous, obscuring the lines. Hind
wing browner.

Hob. China ; Murree ; Simla ; Ceylon. Exp. 20 millim.



Genus HYPARGYRIA.

Hypargyria, Rag. Noun. Gen. p. 9 (1888).

Type, H. metaliferella, Rag.

Range. Neotropical and Ethiopian regions ; Punjab ; Ceylon.

Palpi upturned, the 2nd joint not reaching vertex of head, the
3rd long, thick and blunt ; maxillary palpi filiform ; antennae of
male with the basal joint much dilated at summit, and giving off a
curved hook on inner side, the shaft thickened and flattened ;
mid tibiae dilated, with a fold containing an expansile tuft of long
hair ; anal tuft very large. Fore wing with vein 3 from near
angle of cell ; 4, 5 stalked ; 10 free ; male with the base of costa
and vein 12 slightly thickened below. Hind wing with the cell
rather short ; vein 2 well before angle ; 3 from angle ; 4, 5 on a
long stalk ; 6, 7 stalked, 7 anastomosing with 8 ; hyaline streaks
in interspaces of basal area.



. tA.Hypargyrui metalliferella




88 PYEALIDB.

4381. Hypargyria metalliferella, Rag. Nouv. Gen. p. 9; Mon. Phyc.

p. 123, pi. iv, fig. 22 ; C. $ S. no. 4565.

Ochreous brown in-orated with grey ; male with the anal tuft
jet-black. Fore wing tinged with vinous red ; the costal area

broadly suffused with
white ; two dark specks at
base of costa ; a broa I
ochreous antemedial band,
with a ridge of raised
vinous scales before it ;
traces of a dark speck at
upper angle of cell, and
of an oblique submarginal
line. Hind wing semi-
hyaline, the veins darker; the apical area opalescent; a dark
marginal line. Underside with black spots below the thickenings
of costa and vein 12; the outer half of fore wing and apical area
of hind wing brilliant silver in the male.

Hob. W. and E. Africa; Punjab ; Ceylon. Exp. 17-22 millim.

4382. Hypargyria ferrella, n. sp.

2 . Ferruginous brown, with slight ochreous irroration. Fore
wing with traces of pale sinuous medial and submarginal lines ;
a dark costal fascia from the medial line to apex ; slight dark
streaks on the veins beyond lower angle of cell. Hind wing semi-
hyaline white ; the margin tinged with ochreous.

Hob. Ceylon (Pole). Exp. 18 millim. Type in B. M.

Genus MYELOIS.
Myelois, Hiibn. Verz. p. 371 (? 1818).

Type, M. crihrella, Hiibn., from Europe.

Range. Universally distributed.

Palpi upturned, reaching vertex of head, and thickly scaled ;
maxillary palpi filiform ; frons thickly scaled ; tibiae smoothly
scaled, the outer spurs about two-thirds length of inner. Fore wing
rather long and narrow ; the apex rounded ; vein 3 from before
angle of cell ; 4, 5 on a long stalk ; 10, 11 free. Hind wing with
the cell half the length of wing ; vein 2 from well before angle j
3 from angle ; 4, 5 on a long stalk ; 6, 7 from upper angle.

In the typical section the antennae of male are ciliated.

SECT. II. Antennae of male bipectinated, with short branches
for about two-thirds length.

4383. Myelois pectinicornella, n. sp.

cJ . Grey irrorated with fuscous. Fore wing with the veins
streaked with fuscous ; a dark-edged irregularly dentate ante-
medial grey line ; a discocellular band ; a minutely dentate sub-



MTELOIS. HYPSIPYLA.



marginal dark-edged grey line ; a marginal series of dark specks.
Hind wing semihyaline tinged with fuscous; a marginal fuscous line.




Fig. 55. Myelois pectinicornella, $ . \.
Hob. Bhutan (Dudgeon). Exp. 30 millim. Type in B. M.

Genus HYPSIPYLA.
Hypsipyla, Rag. Nouv. Gen. p. 10 (1888).

Type, H. robusta, Moore.

Range. Himalayas ; Ceylon.

Palpi upturned and slender, the 2nd joint reaching above vertex of
liead, the 3rd long and acuminate, maxillary palpi filiform ; antennas
of male somewhat thickened and ciliated; mid and hind tibiae
with tufts of spinous hair on outer side at base and extremity.
JFore wing narrow ; vein 2 from near angle of cell ; 4, 5 approxi-
mated for a short distance ; 10, 11 free. Hind wing with the cell
half length of wing ; vein 2 from well before angle ; 3 from angle ;
4, 5 shortly stalked ; 6, 7 from upper angle, 7 anastomosing with 8.

4384. Hypsipyla robusta, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii, p. 365, pi. 184, figs. 4,
4a (larva) ; Rag. Mon. Phyc. p. 139, pi. vi, fig. 12; C. $ S. no. 4598.
Hypsipyla pagodella, Rag. 'Nouv. Gen. p. 10 ; C. fy S. no. 4566.

Pale rufous brown irrorated with black and grey. Fore wing

with the costal half
strongly suffused with
grey : the veins all
streaked with black ;
some olive-yeilow on base
of costa and median
nervure, on extremity of

Fig. ^.-Hypsipyla robusta, rf . }. m di f n nervure and disc -

cellulars ; traces of a dark

einuous medial line, with a dark patch beyond it on inner margin,
and of a very highly dentate oblique dark post-medial line bent out-
wards between veins 5 and 2. Hind wing semihyaline white : the
costal area suffused with fuscous ; the base of cilia pale rufous.

Larva purplish grey, with a few short hairs ; somites spotted with
black and with a lateral series of red spots ; head and dorsal patch on
2nd somite black. Feeds in the small branches of mahogany. Pupa
purplish brown, in an elongate silken cover.

Hab. Simla ; Dharmsala ; Sikhim ; Ceylon. Exp., S 26-32,
2 28-42 miiiim.




90 PYBALID^!.

Genus PHYCITA.

Phycita, Curt. Brit. Ent. vi, p. 233 (1840).
Dioryctria, Zell. Isis, 1846, p. 732.
Piesmopoda, Zell. Isis, 1848, p. 863.
Elasmopalpus, Blanch. Gay's Chili, vii, p. 104 (1852).
Guastica, Wlk. Cat. xxvii, p. 80 (1863).
Calguia, Wlk. Cat. xxvii, p. 83 (1863).
Volobilis, Wlk. Cat. xxvii, p. 111.
Magiria, Zell. Stettin, ent. Zeit. 1867, p. 392.
Cabragus, Moore, Lep. Ceyl. iii, p. 370 (1886).
Hydaspia, Rag. Nouv. Gen, p. 22 (1888).
Sigmarthria, Rag. Nouv. Gen. p. 23.
Cavipalpia, Rag. Mon. Phyc. p. 154 (1894).

Type, P. spissicella, Fabr., from Europe.

Range. Universally distributed.

Palpi upturned, the 2nd joint reaching vertex of head ; tibiae 1
thickly scaled, the outer spurs about two-thirds length of inner.
Fore wing rather narrow ; the costa arched ; the apex rectangular ;
vein 3 from close to angle of cell ; 4, 5 approximated for a short
distance; 10, 11 free. Hind wing with the cell about one-third
length of wing ; vein 2 from well before angle ; 3 from angle ;
4, 5 on a long stalk ; 6, 7 stalked.

SECT. I. Palpi of male with the second joint not hollowed out
to receive the maxillary palpi.

A. Antennas of male with a large sinus at base of shaft, containing a
large holloived-out tuft of scales, the shaft then thickened and
flattened.

a. (Piesmopoda). Maxillary palpi of male filiform ; fore wing with

no ridge of hair on vein 1 below.

4385. Phycita bipartella, n. sp.

Head, thorax, abdomen, and basal part of fore wing greyish
ochreous, slightly irrorated with fuscous ; metathorax with a small
rufous tuft. Fore wing with a slight rufous tinge at base, followed
by thicker fuscous irroration ; the pale basal area bounded by a
slightly sinuous rufous line; the outer half of wing fuscous,
becoming grey towards the margin ; two black discocellular specks
and a slight ochreous lunule ; a marginal series of black specks.
Hind wing semihyaline white, with a marginal brown line, a line
through the cilia.

Hab. Ceylon (Pole). Exp. 20 millim. Type in B. M.

b. (Guastica). Maxillary palpi triangularly scaled and flattened

against the frons ; fore wing with a ridge of long ochreous liair
covering a streak of black membrane on vein 1 below.



4386. Phycita semilutea, Wlk. Cat. xxvii, p. 81.
Piesmopoda auropurpurella, Rag. Bull. Soc. Em
Mon. Phyc. p. 161, pi. vi, fig. 24.

Head vinous red ; antennaB with the tuft black, the shaft



PHTC1TA. 91

ochreous ; thorax and abdomen yellow. Fore wing with the basal
half bright yellow ; the costa rufous, irrorated with white ; the
outer half of wing chestnut, becoming purplish fuscous towards
the margin ; the costal area broadly suffused with white ; slight
postmedial white streaks on veins 3 and 4 ; a minutely waved
submarginal white line, and some white irroration just inside the
margin. Hind wing pale fuscous.

Hab. Bhutan ; Nagas ; Borneo ; New Guinea. Eocp. 18 millim.

B. (Dioryctria). Antennw of male with a small tuft of scales
on shaft near base.

4387. Phycita abietella, Schiff. Wien. Verz. p. 138.
Tinea decuriella, Hiibn. SammL eur. Schmett. fig. 74.
Tinea sylvestrella, Ratz. Fortz. i, p. 244, pi. 15, fig. 1.
Pinipestis abietivorella, Grote, Butt. U. S. Geol. Surv. iv. p. 701.

Head, thorax, and abdomen, grey and fuscous. Fore wing grey,
thickly irrorated and suffused with fuscous ; a dark brown patch on
base of inner area ; a dark antemedial line with a grey band on its
inner edge, angled outwards below costa and inwards on median
nervure and vein 1 ; a large brown patch inside the grey band, less
prominent towards costa ; a prominent quadrate discocellular grey
spot with a brown patch below it ; a grey-edged dark postmedial
line angled inwards at vein 6, then bent outwards and minutely
dentate, some brown suffusion beyond the line ; a prominent
marginal series of dark specks. Hind wing semihyaline with a
brown tinge ; the cilia white, with a brown line at base.

The prominence of the grey and fuscous markings of fore wing
varies considerably.

Hab. United States ; Europe ; Japan ; Simla. Eocp. 22-34
millim.

4388. Phycita dentilinella, n. sp.

$ . Head, thorax, abdomen, and fore wing brown irrorated with
grey ; the last with oblique highly dentate white antemedial line ; a
dark discocellular lunule : a minutely dentate dark postmedial line
slightly bent outwards at vein 5 and denned by grey on the outer
side ; a marginal series of dark specks. Hind wing pale brownish
and semihyaline ; the veins and apical area browner ; cilia grey,
with a brown line through them.

Hab. Manipur (Doherty). Exp. 32 millim. Type in coll. Elwes.

4389. Phycita cyclogramma, n. sp.

$ . Head, thorax, and abdomen grey irrorated with red-brown
and fuscous. Fore wing grey irrorated with fuscous ; a red-brown
fascia on base of inner margin ; a large pale red antemedial patch
on inner area, surrounded with white and with a semicircular tuft
of raised black scales on its inner side ; an obliquely curved ante-
medial dark line ; the outer half of costal area suffused with pink - f



92 PTEALID^.

a pink discocellular lunule, with an oblique fuscous streak below
it ; a grey submarginal line edged with pinkish and angled inwards
below costa ; a marginal series of dark specks. Hind wing semi-
hyaline pale fuscous ; the cilia white, with a fuscous line through
them.

Hob. Nagas (Doherty) ; Ceylon (Green). Exp. 28 mm. Type
in B. M.

<3. Antennae of male with the basal joint dilated and with a strong
tooth on inner side ; the shaft with long cilia.

4390. Phycita olivalis, n. sp.

c? . Head and thorax olive-brown, the vertex of head grey ;
abdomen fuscous, pale on dorsum. Fore wing olive-green ; a
subbasal triangular white patch on costa irrorated with pink, its
apex not reaching inner margin ; a large white postmedial patch
on costa irrorated with pink, with a black speck on it at upper
angle of cell, extending along costa to the submarginal line, its
apex on vein 2 ; a nearly straight submargina], rather indistinct
white line interrupted below costa by the oblique oh've fascia from
apex ; a large white patch on middle of outer area ; a series of
black marginal specks. Hind wing semihyaline brown.

Hob. Cejlon(Terbury,Pole). Exp. 18-20 millim. TypeinB.M.

D. Males unknown.
a. Frons with a conical prominence; tibice without tufts of spinous hair.

4391. Phycita chloropterella, n. sp.

$ . Head, thorax, and abdomen olive-yellow ; palpi with the
3rd joint fuscous; frons and basal joint of antennae in front
fuscous ; the collar, extremity of patagia, and metathorax vinous
red. Fore wing olive-yellow ; the basal half of costa blackish ; the
outer half of costal area suffused with white and irrorated with
olive and pale rufous scales ; faint traces of a curved antemedial
white line on costal area; traces of a white submarginal line.
Hind wing fuscous brown ; the cilia ochreous.

Hab. Ceylon (Green); Rangoon; Borneo. Exp. 20 millim.
Type in B. M.

b. Frons not prominent ; mid and hind tibice with tufts of spinous
hair on outer side at base and extremity.

4392. Phycita pachylepidella, n. sp.

$ . Head, thorax, and abdomen brown irrorated with grey and
fuscous. Fore wing with the basal area pale brown, becoming grey
towards the antemedial line, which consists of a ridge of raised
black scales ; the basal costal area irrorated with rufous ; a pale



PHTCITA. 93 ;

brown patch on outer edge of the antemedial line not reaching the
costa ; a large diffused triangular blackish patch irrorated with
grey and pink with its apex on vein 1, including the two disco-
cellular specks and extending almost to the black-outlined grey
eubmarginal line which is angled inwards on vein 5 ; a marginal
series of dark specks. Hind wing semihyaline ; the veins brown ;
the cilia grey, with a fuscous line through them.

Hob. Bhutan (Dudgeon)-, JNagas (Doherty). Eocp. 18 millim.
Type in B. M.

4393. Phycita steniella, Rag. Bull Soc. Ent. Fr. 1890, p. ccxiii ; id*
Mon. Pkyc. p. 163, pi. yi, fig. 23.

. Grey-brown, legs white banded with black. Fore wing with
white costal fascia irrorated with pink and black scales and
diffused over the cell and area beyond it ; a black-edged conical
rufous patch from inner margin just before middle to subcostal
nervure ; two black discocellular specks ; a grey submarginal line
denned by fuscous and slightly bent at veins 6 and 2 ; the inner
area tinged with rufous. Hind wing semihyaline white, the apex
tinged with fuscous ; both wings with fine dark marginal line and
line through the cilia.

Hob. Ceylon ; Shan States. Exp. 16 millim.



c. From not prominent ; tibice smoothly scaled.

4394. Phycita albilavalis, n. sp.

5 . Vinous red-brown irrorated with fuscous. Fore wing with
the costal area and cell suffused with white, a white subcostal
fascia being most prominent ; a few grey scales an inner and outer
areas ; two black discocellular specks ; a submarginal grey line
bent outwards from vein 6 to near apex, straight from vein 6 to
inner margin, the veins of outer area reddish. Abdomen and hind
wing pale brown.

Hab. Nagas ; Ceylon. Exp. 20 millim. Type in B. M.

4395. Phycita obliquifasciella, n. sp.

$ . Head and thorax clothed with fuscous and pink scales.
Fore wing brown irrorated with grey ; a pink basal patch with
black outer edge ; an oblique pink and grey antemedial band, with
a sinuous dark line near its inner edge and a ridge of raised dark
scales on its outer edge ; the outer half of costa suffused with
pink ; two indistinct dark discocellular specks ; an indistinct
submarginal dark line excurved and minutely dentate between
veins 5 and 2 ; a marginal series of dark specks. Hind wing
semihyaline with a marginal brown line.

Hab. Dhannsala (Hocking). Exp. 20 millim. Type in B. M.



94 PTBALIDJi.

4396. Phycita clientella, Zett. Stettin, ent. Zeit. 1867, p. 396 ; Ray. Mon.

Phyc. p. 183, pi. xi, fig. 18 ; C. $ 8. no. 4567.
Phycita clientulella, Rag. Mon. Phyc. p. 184, pi. xxvi, fig. 3.

$> . Head, thorax and abdomen pale red-brown, the collar grey.
Fore wing pale red-brown, suffused with grey and slightly irrorated
with black ; a sinuous grey medial line outlined with brown, and
with a triangular red-brown patch on its inner edge not reaching
the costa ; an indistinct discocellular lunule ; a black speck at
lower angle of cell, and short black streaks on veins 3, 4, 5, just
beyond the angle ; a submarginal brown-outlined grey line excurved
between veins 5 and 2; a prominent marginal series of black
specks. Hind wing iridescent semihyaline with an ochreous tinge.

The form clientulella is fuscous and grey without any red-brown
tinge ; the hind wing greyish white.

Hal. Calcutta ; Bombay ; Ceylon. Exp. 22 millim.

4397. Phycita eulepidella, n. sp.

. Head and thorax fuscous thickly irrorated with blue-grey ;
abdomen fuscous, with pale segmental rings. Fore wing fuscous
thickly irrorated with blue-grey and with a few purple scales on
costa and outer area; an oblique dark line inwardly defined by
grey from costa before middle to middle of inner margin ; two
dark discocellular specks ; a postmedial dark line outwardly defined
by grey and slightly excurved between veins 5 and 2 ; a marginal
series of dark specks. Hind wing ochreous white ; the apical area
fuscous ; a brown marginal line and line through the cilia.

Hob. Kandy, Ceylon (Green). Exp. 18 millim. Type in B. M.

4398. Phycita proximalis, wik. Cat. xxvii. p. 68.

$ . Head, thorax, and abdomen grey irrorated with fuscous ;
collar ochreous brown. Fore wing grey irrorated with fuscous,
the costa and outer half of wing irrorated with pinkish brown ; an
antemedial dark-edged whitish line bent inwards to costa, with a
large olive patch on its inner edge and some reddish scales below
the costa ; two dark discocellular specks ; a grey dark-edged post-
medial line angled inwards below costa, bent outwards and
minutely dentate between veins 5 and 2 ; a marginal series of dark
specks. Hind wing semihyaline with a brownish tinge ; a brown
marginal line and a line through the cilia.

Hob. Nilgiris ; Borneo. Step. 28-32 millim.

4399. Phycita majoralis, n. sp.

$ . Head, thorax, and abdomen brown. Fore wing fuscous
brown irrorated with grey, the base brownish ; an antemedial
ridge of raised scales, with an ochreous band beyond it not reaching
the costa; an indistinct pale antemedial line; an ochreous
discocellular patch emitting streaks along the veins beyond the cell ;






PHTCITA. 95

a pale submarginal line excurved between veins 5 and 2 ; a marginal
series o black specks. Hind wing pale and semihyaline ; the
apical area, veins, margin, and a line through the cilia brown.
Hob. Bhutan {Dudgeon). Exp. 34 millim. Type in B. M.

4400. Phycita hemixanthella, n. sp.

2 . Head, thorax, abdomen, and basal half of fore wing ochreous
with a rufous tinge ; the pale area of fore wing bounded by a
slightly sinuous dark medial line, with a pale line on its inner edge
below the cell and emitting a dark costal spur on its outer side ;
the outer area olive-brown ; an indistinct dark discocellular band ;
a slightly sinuous white submarginal line, with grey costal patch
inside it ; the area beyond it rufous, with some white at apex and
fuscous on the margin. Hind wing semihyaline ; the veins, apical
area, a marginal line, and a line through the cilia brown.

Hob. JSTaga Hills (Doherty). Exp. 26 millim. Type in coll.
Elwes.

SECT. II. (Cavipalpia). Palpi of male with the 2nd joint hollowed
out to receive the maxillary palpi, which are flat and triangular ;
antennae strongly ciliated.

*4401. Phycita translucidella, Rag. Mon. Phyc. p. 154, pi. vi, fig. 16.

3 . Pale ochreous ; patagia reddish. Fore wing with a medial
line of raised scales slightly oblique and diffused outwards along
costa ; a submarginal pale line slightly outlined with brown, hardly
excurved at middle and ending at outer angle ; cilia with two fine
dark lines at base. Hind wing semihyaline white ; the costa and
veins slightly darker.

Hob. Hyderabad, Sind. Exp. 20 millim.

SECT. III. Palpi of male with the 2nd joint dilated and hollowed
out to receive the brush-like maxillary palpi.

L. Antennae of male with a sinus containing a large Tiollowed-out tuft
of scales at base of shaft.

a. (Volobilis). Male with the anal angle of hind wing lobed and
fringed with very long hair.

2. Phycita biplaga, Wlk. Cat. xxvii, p. 111.

. Maxillary palpi ochreous. Head and thorax bright red-
wn ; abdomen ochreous. Fore wing bright red-brown, the base
costa blackish; a pale antemedial line oblique from costa to
median nervure and with a large quadrate costal black patch beyond
it extending to lower angle of cell, where there is a white speck ;
blackish submarginal line angled at vein 4 and with traces of



96 PTEALIDJE.

another line beyond it ; a marginal series of dark specks. Hind
wing dark fuscous ; the cilia and fringe at anal angle ochreous.
$ with the hind wing pale ; the apex tinged with fuscous.
Hob. Ceylon ; Borneo. Exp. 24 millim.

b. (Magiria). Male with no lobe and fringe at anal angle of
hind wing.

a'. Antennce of mule ciliated.

4403. Phycita imparella, Zell Stettin, ent. Zeit. 1867, p. 393, pi. ii,

fig. 2 ; Rag. Mon. Phyc. p. 320, pi. vii, fig. 7 j C. q S. no. 4597.

Maxillary palpi of male pinkish. Head, thorax, and abdomen
brown irrorated with grey. Fore wing reddish brown irrorated
with black ; the costal area suffused with white and irrorated with
fuscous, this area enclosing a dark streak in base of cell, sending
an antemedial tooth towards inner margin, and somewhat con-
tracted at end of cell; the veins beyond the cell streaked with
black and with a series of white specks on them; a marginal
series of black specks. Hind wing pale and semihyaline ; a brown
marginal line and a line through the cilia.

Hal. Sikhim. Exp., c? 32, $ 40 millim.

b'. Antennce of male with uniseriate pectinations.

4404. Phycita pectenella, n. sp.

c? . Grey. Fore wing with the ground-colour whitish, thickly
irrorated with fuscous ; a fuscous-edged oblique sinuous white
antemedial line with large rufous patch before it not reaching
the costa and with black speck on its inner edge ; two obliquely-
placed black discocellular specks ; an irregular pale sub marginal
line with dark line on its inner edge and dentate between veins 6
and 2. Hind whig pale, sernihyaline, with fine dark marginal
line.

Hal. Ceylon (Pole). Exp. 18 millirn. Type in B. M.



B. (Elasmopalpus). Antennce of male with a large ridge of scales in
the sinus at base of shaft ; frons with a conical tuft.

4405. Phycita jasminophaga, n. sp.

Head and thorax grey irrorated with brown ; abdomen brown.
Fore wing grey irrorated with brown ; an obliquely waved ante-
medial grey line outwardly defined by brown ; two brown disco-
cellular specks ; a eubmarginal brown-outlined grey line, slightly
excurved and minutely dentate between veins 5 and 2 ; a marginal
series of dark specks. Hind wing semihyaline with a slight brown
tinge ; a brown marginal line and a line through the cilia.

Larva dull green ; head with several diagonal stripes on each



PHYCITA. 97

side ; the 1st somite reddish, the 2nd black ; a dark dorso-lateral
stripe, below which is a small black spot on each somite.

Feeds amoogst the flower-buds and young leaves of Jasminum
sambac, often completely mining every flower-head.

Hob. Bhutan (Dudgeon)-, Ceylon (Green). Exp. 20 millim.
Type in B. M.

C. (Hydaspia). Antennae, of male thickened and laminate, with a
large ridge of scales in the basal sinus.

4406. Phycita dorsipunctella, Rag. Nouv. Gen. p. 22 ; id. Man. Phyc
p. 440, pi. xii, fig. 9 ; C. $ 8. no. 4596.

Head and thorax pale rufous ; the antennal ridge of scales
black ; abdomen ochreous. Fore wing irrorated with a few black
scales ; a broad white costal fascia irrorated with pink ; the cell and
area beyond it and the greater part of interno-median interspace
chestnut ; the inner and outer areas paler, with a pinkish tinge ;
a black spot varying in size on middle of vein 1 ; the veins beyond
the cell often streaked with black, especially in the female. Hind
wing pale brown ; cilia grey, with a brown line through them.

Hob. Kashmir ; Punjab ; Nilgiris ; Ceylon. Exp., <$ 22,
26 millim.



D. Antennae of male thickened and laminate, with a, slight sinus and
ridge of scales at base.

4407. Phycita flavitinctella, Rag. Mon. Phyc. p. 418, pi. xvii, fig. 9.

Head whitish ; thorax and abdomen ochreous. Fore wing with



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