Biology:Acanthophila qinlingensis

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Short description: Species of moth

Acanthophila qinlingensis
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Acanthophila
A. qinlingensis
Binomial name
Acanthophila qinlingensis
(Li et Zheng, 1996)
  • Dichomeris qinlingensis Li et Zheng, 1996

Acanthophila qinlingensis is a moth in the family Gelechiidae.[1][failed verification] It is found in China (Shaanxi) and Russia , where it is known only from the southern part of Primorsky Krai.[2]

The wingspan is about 14 mm.[3]


  1. Beccaloni, George, ed (February 2005). "Scientific name search". Natural History Museum, London. Retrieved 2015-06-03. 
  2. Ponomarenko, M.G. & Omelko, M.M., 2003: Review of the genus Acanthophila Heinemann, 1870 (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Far Eastern Entomologist 127: 1-24 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-20. Retrieved 2015-06-04. 
  3. Ponomarenko, M.G., 1998: New taxonomic data on Dichomeridinae (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) from the Russian Far East. Far Eastern Entomologist 67: 1-17. Full article: "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-10-20. Retrieved 2013-10-20. 

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