Acrocercops melantherella Busck, 1934

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Acrocercops melantherella Busck, 1934


Acrocercops melantherella Busck, 1934 

" Acrocercops melantherella  new species "— Busck, A. [1934]. Entomologica Americana  13 (1933)(4): 175. Type locality: Cuba, Santiago de las Vegas. 

Type specimens: Holotype, nr. 44145 (gender not stated), USNM. Distribution : Cuba (Busck [1934]: 175). 

Larval hostplant(s): Asteraceae  : Melanthera aspera (Jacq.) Small (Robinson et al. 2010)  , Melanthera deltoidea Michx.  (Busck [1934]: 175).


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