Acrolepiopsis nagaimo YASUDA, 2000

Gaedike, Reinhard, 2016, New and poorly known Acrolepiinae from the Palaearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical and Oriental regions (Lepidoptera: Glyphipterigidae), Beiträge Zur Entomologie = Contributions to Entomology 66 (2), pp. 257-264: 260

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Acrolepiopsis nagaimo YASUDA, 2000


Acrolepiopsis nagaimo YASUDA, 2000  

The examination of some undetermined specimens from Nepal shows that nagaimo   , described from Japan, has been found for the first time in Nepal. Perhaps it was introduced with the host plant Dioscorea opposita   .

Examined material: 1 , Nepal, Kathmandu - Chauni , 1400 m, 27.v.1967, leg. Dierl - Forster - Schacht; ZSM   ; 1 , Nepal, Kathmandu Valley , Godavari, 1600–1800 m, 5.–7.viii.1967, leg. Dierl - Forster - Schacht; ZSM   ; 1 , Nepal, Centr., N, Mailung Khota , 1050 m, 24.x.1995, leg. M. Fibiger; ZMUC   .


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