Anarsia acaciae Walsingham, 1896

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FAMILY Gelechiidae
SUBFAMILY Gelechiinae
GENUS Anarsia
SPECIES acaciae
AUTHORWalsingham, 1896
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAnarsia acaciae, Wlsm., sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITY[Yemen], SW Arabia, Aden, bred 11.iii.1895, leg. J. W. Yerbury.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, genitalia slide 10858♂, BMNH; Paralectotypes 8♂, ♀, BMNH.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10.
PAGINATION 278–279

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Kenya   Aarvik L. & Agassiz D. J. L. 2014b. Taxonomy of some African species hitherto placed in Stenentoma Diakonoff, 1969 and in Eucosmocydia Diakonoff, 1988 (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). - Norwegian Journal of Entomology 61:27–36. New record (A. Bidzilya)
Yemen   Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10. 279

Notes:  Palaearctic: Algeria.

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Fabaceae Acacia edgworthii Yemen Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10. 279
Fabaceae Acacia farnesiana Algeria Walsingham Thomas de Grey & Hampson G. F. 1896. On moths collected at Aden and in Somaliland. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1896(1):257–283, pl. 10. 279
Fabaceae Acacia tortilis Kenya Agassiz D. J. L. & Bidzilya O. V. 2016. Gelechiidae (Lepidoptera) bred from acacia in Kenya with description of eight new species. - Annals of the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History 6:116–145. 118
*   Between spun leaves (Agassiz & Bidzilya 2016: 118).