Ponomarenko M.G.

New synonymy in the tribe Anarsiini (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae: Dichomeridinae)

Number: 458, Pages: 22 - 28

The holotype of Nothris flabellifer Rebel, 1896 kept in the “Grigore Antipa” National Museum of Natural History (Bucharest, Romania) has been examined and taxonomic position of that species, described from Morocco, was specified. The species was transferred to the genus Anarsia Zeller on the base of morphological characters of the male genitalia: Anarsia flabellifer (Rebel, 1896), comb. n. Since Nothris flabellifer is the type species of Dolerotricha Meyrick, a new generic synonymy has been established: Anarsia Zeller, 1839 = Dolerotricha Meyrick, 1925, syn. n.

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