Anarsia balioneura Meyrick, 1921

Bidzilya, Oleksiy, Karsholt, Ole, Kravchenko, Vasiliy & Šumpich, Jan, 2019, An annotated checklist of Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) of Israel with description of two new species, Zootaxa 4677 (1), pp. 1-68: 20

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4677.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:11BCCBB0-1FB1-4890-A07C-15C1477EAFD2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/4C4D8782-2B68-FFAD-3A85-2CA1CE468281

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Plazi

scientific name

Anarsia balioneura Meyrick, 1921
status

 

Anarsia balioneura Meyrick, 1921  

Figs 20, 21 View FIGS 20–21 .

Host plant. The larva feeds on six Acacia   -species in Kenya ( Agassiz & Bidzilya 2016: 120). The specimens collected in the Botanical garden in Tel Aviv most likely live on one of the Acacia   -species growing there.

Distribution. Zimbabwe, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Cape Verde ( Agassiz & Bidzilya 2016: 120), Cyprus, Israel, Libya (new records).

Remarks. The specimens from Israel match well both superficially and in genitalia specimens of A. balioneura   from Africa.

TAU

Tel-Aviv University

ZMKU

Kiev Zoological Museum

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Gelechiidae

Genus

Anarsia