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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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
Superfamilia: Tortricoidea

Familia: Tortricidae
Subfamilia: Olethreutinae
Tribus: Olethreutini
Genus: Cosmorrhyncha
Species: (6):
C. acrocosma – C. microcosma – C. obuduana – C. ocellata – C. ocelliferana – C. tonsana

Cosmorrhyncha Meyrick, 1913

Type species: Tortrix ocellata Mabille, 1900.

Aarvik, 2004: Revision of the subtribe Neopotamiae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Africa. Norwegian Journal of Entomology, 51(1): 71–122.
Brown, J.W., 2005: World catalogue of insects volume 5 Tortricidae.
Meyrick, 1913, Ann. Transvaal Mus. 3: 276.
Razowski, J. & Trematerra, 2012: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Ethiopia, 2. Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research, 44: 37–41.
Razowski, J.; Wojtusiak, J. 2012: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) from Nigeria. Acta zoologica cracoviensia 55(2): 59-130. Full article (pdf) Reference page.

Cosmorrhyncha is a genus of moths belonging to the subfamily Olethreutinae of the family Tortricidae.[1]


Cosmorrhyncha acrocosma (Meyrick, 1908) (Africa)
Cosmorrhyncha albistrigulana Brown and Razowski, 2020 (TL: Costa Rica)
Cosmorrhyncha landryiBrown and Razowski, 2020 (TL: French Guiana)
Cosmorrhyncha macrospinaBrown and Razowski, 2020 (TL: Brazil)
Cosmorrhyncha microcosma Aarvik, 2004
Cosmorrhyncha obuduana Razowski & Wojtusiak, 2012 (from Nigeria)
Cosmorrhyncha ocellata (Mabille, 1900) (from Madagascar & Comoros)
Cosmorrhyncha ocelliferana (Walker, 1863)
Cosmorrhyncha osana Brown and Razowski, 2020 (TL: Costa Rica)
Cosmorrhyncha parintina Brown and Razowski, 2020 (TL: Brazil)
Cosmorrhyncha tonsana (Mabille, 1900)

See also

List of Tortricidae genera


Baixeras, J.; Brown, J. W. & Gilligan, T. M. "Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae". Retrieved January 20, 2009.

De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. 2015. Afromoths, online database of Afrotropical moth species (Lepidoptera). World Wide Web electronic publication ( (21.Jan.2015)
Revision of New World Cosmorrhyncha Meyrick, 1913 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae), with descriptions of five new species

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