Dichomeris acuminata (Staudinger, 1876)

Li, Houhun, Zhen, Hui & Mey, Wolfram, 2013, Notes on Dichomeris Hübner, 1818 from Southern Africa and Kenya, with description of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae, Dichomeridinae), Zootaxa 3608 (7), pp. 561-574: 571

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Dichomeris acuminata (Staudinger, 1876)
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Dichomeris acuminata (Staudinger, 1876) 

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Mesophleps  (?) acuminatus Staudinger, 1876: 148  .

Hypsolophus ianthes Meyrick, 1887: 273  .

Ypsolophus rusticus Walsingham, 1892: 525  .

Ypsolophus lotellus Constant, 1893: 398  .

Ypsolophus ammoxanthus Meyrick, 1904: 430  .

Ypsolophus ochrophanes Meyrick, 1907: 981  ; Clarke, 1969: 27.

Dichomeris acuminata (Staudinger)  : Meyrick, 1925: 175; Gaede, 1937: 428; Zimmermann, 1978: 1706; Hodges, 1986: 38; Park & Hodges, 1995: 28; Li & Zheng, 1996: 230; Ponomarenko, 1997: 13.

Dichomeris (Dichomeris) acuminatus (Staudinger)  : Vári & Kroon, 1986: 6, 112, 160; Karsholt & Riedl, 1996: 120.

Material examined. REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA: RSA, Cederberg Algeria, Jamaka-Farm, 1 3, 21.iii. 2005, 2 ƤƤ, 1–3.iii. 2005, leg. W. Mey, LF. NAMIBIA: 1 Ƥ, NAMIBIA-Exp. ZMB 1992, East Caprivi: Mudumu NP: Nakatwa, 18 ° 10 ’ S / 23 ° 26 ’ E, 8–13.iii. 1992, leg. W. Mey. KENYA: 7 3, 2 ƤƤ, 1.v. 1991, 1 Ƥ, 30.vi. 1991, University of Nairobi, Nairobi, leg. Houhun Li; 3 3, 1 Ƥ, Nairobi Medical School, Nairobi, Kenya, 30.ix. 1991, leg. Houhun Li.

Host plants. Fabaceae  : Indigofera pseudotinctoria Matsumura  , Trifolium repens Linn., T.  pratense Linn., Cyamopsis  sp., Desmodium gyroides Candolle  , Medicago sativa Linn.  , Cajanus cajan Linn.  , Sesbania sericea (Retz.)  , Tephrosia candida  , T. purpurea  , T. vogelii  . (Park & Hodges 1995, Ponomarenko 2009).

Distribution. Africa: Kenya, Namibia, South Africa. Europe: Mediterranean Region. Asia: China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka. Australia, N. America, Hawaii.