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Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Endromidae
Genus: Andraca
Subgenera: A. (Andraca) – A. (Chrypathemola)
Species overview

A. apodecta – A. bipunctata – A. flavamaculata – A. gongshanensis – A. hedra – A. henosa – A. melli – A. nabesan – A. nobilorum – A. olivacea – A. stueningi – A. theae – A. trilochoides – A. yauichui

Andraca Walker, 1865

Type species: Andraca bipunctata Walker, 1865 by monotypy.

Pseudoeupterote Shiraki, 1911


Wang, X., Wang, M., Dai, L.Y. & Zolotuhin, V.V. 2012e. A Revised Annotated and Distributional Checklist of Chinese Andraca (Lepidoptera, Oberthuerinae) with Description of a New Subspecies. Florida Entomologis 95(3): 552-560. DOI: 10.1653/024.095.0303 Open access. Reference page. .
Wang, X., Zeng, L. & Wang, M. 2011. The genus Andraca (Lepidoptera, Endromidae) in China with descriptions of a new species. ZooKeys 127: 29–42. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.127.928 Reference page.
Wu, S. & Chang, W-C. 2016. Andraca yauichui sp. n., a new species endemic to mid elevation forests of Taiwan (Bombycidae sensu lato, Lepidoptera). Zootaxa 4200(4): 515–522. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4200.4.4. Reference page.
Date of publication: 1 December 2016
Zolotuhin, V.V. 2012. Taxonomic remarks on Andraca Walker, 1865 (Lepidoptera: Bombycidae) with descriptions of five new species. Zootaxa 3262: 22–34. Preview Reference page.
Zolotuhin, V.V. & T.J. Witt, 2009: The Bombycidae of Vietnam. Entomofauna Supplement 16: 231–272.



Andraca is a genus of moths of the family Endromidae.

The genus had been placed in the family Bombycidae for over 150 years, but was recently transferred to family Endromidae based on the molecular study of Zwick et al. in 2011.[1][2]

Subgenus Andraca
Andraca bipunctata Walker, 1865
Andraca draco Zolotuhin, 2012
Andraca lawa Zolotuhin, 2012
Andraca stueningi Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009
Andraca trilochoides Moore, 1865
Andraca trilochoides roepkei Bryk, 1944
Andraca trilochoides trilochoides Moore, 1865
Subgenus Crypathemola Zolotuhin, 2012
Andraca apodecta Swinhoe, 1907
Andraca chrysocollis Zolotuhin, 2012
Andraca melli Zolotuhin & Witt, 2009
Andraca nobilorum Zolotuhin, 2012
Andraca olivacea Matsumura, 1927
Andraca olivacea olivacea Matsumura, 1927
Andraca olivacea olivacens Mell, 1958
Andraca paradisea Zolotuhin, 2012
Andraca theae Matsumura, 1909
Subgenus unknown
Andraca flavamaculata (Yang, 1995)
Andraca gongshanensis Wang, Zeng & Wang, 2011

Former species

Andraca angulata Kishida, 1993


Zwick, A.; Regier, J. C.; Mitter, C.; Cummings, M. P. (2011). "Increased gene sampling yields robust support for higher-level clades within Bombycoidea (Lepidoptera)". Systematic Entomology. 36: 31–43. doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2010.00543.x. S2CID 86331826.
Wang, X.; Zeng, L.; Wang, M. (2011). "The genus Andraca (Lepidoptera, Endromidae) in China with descriptions of a new species". ZooKeys (127): 29–42. doi:10.3897/zookeys.127.928. PMC 3175129. PMID 21998546.

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