Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
EPIPYROPIDAE Dyar, 1903 (1)
Only one species in this family (Fulgoraecia exigua
) is present in our region (2)
There are 32 species worldwide, most of them in the Indian subregion and Australia
Short and bipectinate antennae in both sexes.
Larva, first instar slender, with a large head and it tapers posteriorly, very different from later instars. Later instars, very small head that can be retracted into the prothorax.