Acrocercops ipomoeae Busck

Prins, Jurate De, Brito, Rosângela & Moreira, Gilson Rudinei Pires, 2016, An annotated taxonomic checklist of the Neotropical Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) with links to the information on host plants and parasitoids, Zootaxa 4158 (1), pp. 1-51: 10

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Acrocercops ipomoeae Busck


Acrocercops ipomoeae Busck  , [1934]

" Acrocercops ipomoeae  new species "— Busck, A. [1934]. Entomologica Americana  13 (1933)(4): 178–179. Type locality: Cuba, Santiago de las Vegas. 

Type specimens: Holotype, nr. 44149 (gender not stated), USNM. Distribution : Cuba (Busck [1934]: 179). 

Larval hostplant(s): Convolvulaceae  : Ipomoea batatas  (L.) Lam. (Robinson et al. 2010), Jacquemontia  sp.,

Ipomoea  sp. (Busck [1934]: 179).


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