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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3608.7.3

Notes on Dichomeris Hübner, 1818 from Southern Africa and Kenya, with description of seven new species (Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae, Dichomeridinae)

HOUHUN LI, HUI ZHEN, WOLFRAM MEY

Abstract


This paper deals with 12 species of the genus Dichomeris Hübner, 1818 from Southern Africa and Kenya. Seven species are described as new: D. arquata sp. nov., D. brevicornuta sp. nov., D. dentata sp. nov., D. ligulacea sp. nov., D. paulidigitata sp. nov., D. tenextrema sp. nov. and D. ventriprojecta sp. nov.; and other five known species are listed. Images of adults and illustrations of genitalia are provided.


Keywords


Lepidoptera, Gelechiidae, Dichomeridinae, Dichomeris, new species, Africa

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