Prototheora Meyrick, 1917

FAMILY Hepialidae
SUBFAMILY
AUTHORMeyrick, 1917
STATUSGenus
PUBLICATIONMeyrick E. 1917b. Descriptions of South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 17:1–21.
PAGINATION 18
COMMENTSType species: Prototheora petrosema Meyrick, 1917. Annals of the South African Museum 17: 19 By monotypy.

Genus Synonyms

NAME AUTHOR STATUS
Epis Meyrick, 1919 Synonym of genus

Species

NAME AUTHOR STATUS PUBLICATION
angolae Davis, 1996 Species Davis D. R. 1996. A revision of the southern African family Prototheoridae (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 27:393–439.
biserrata Camera Davis, 1996 Species Davis D. R. 1996. A revision of the southern African family Prototheoridae (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 27:393–439.
cooperi Camera Janse, 1942 Species Janse A. J. T. 1942–1948. The moths of South Africa. Volume IV. Jugatae, Adelidae and Nepticulidae. - — 4(1):i–xxv, 1–78; 2(1945): 79–148; 3(1948): 149–185; pls. 47–94.
corvifera Camera (Meyrick, 1920) Species Meyrick E. 1920c. Descriptions of South African Microlepidoptera. VI. - Annals of the South African Museum 17:273–318.
drackensbergae Davis, 1996 Species Davis D. R. 1996. A revision of the southern African family Prototheoridae (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 27:393–439.
geniculata Davis, 1996 Species Davis D. R. 1996. A revision of the southern African family Prototheoridae (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 27:393–439.
katangensis Camera Landry & Davis, 2018 Species Landry B. & Davis D. R. 2018. Two new species of Prototheora Meyrick from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania representing the northernmost records for the genus (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). - Revue suisse de Zoologie 125(1):129–135.
malawiensis Davis, 2001 Species Davis D. R. 2001. A new species of Prototheora from Malawi, with additional notes on the distribution and morphology of the genus (Lepidoptera: Prototheoridae). - Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 103(2):452–456.
merga Davis, 1996 Species Davis D. R. 1996. A revision of the southern African family Prototheoridae (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 27:393–439.
monoglossa Meyrick, 1924 Species Meyrick E. 1924b. Exotic Microlepidoptera 3. - — 3(3–4):65–128.
parachlora (Meyrick, 1919) Species Meyrick E. 1919. Exotic Microlepidoptera 2. - — 2(8–9):225–288.
petrosema Camera Meyrick, 1917 Species Meyrick E. 1917b. Descriptions of South African Microlepidoptera. - Annals of the South African Museum 17:1–21.
quadricornis Camera Meyrick, 1920 Species Meyrick E. 1920c. Descriptions of South African Microlepidoptera. VI. - Annals of the South African Museum 17:273–318.
serruligera Meyrick, 1920 Species Meyrick E. 1920c. Descriptions of South African Microlepidoptera. VI. - Annals of the South African Museum 17:273–318.
tanzaniensis Camera Davis & Landry, 2018 Species Landry B. & Davis D. R. 2018. Two new species of Prototheora Meyrick from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Tanzania representing the northernmost records for the genus (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). - Revue suisse de Zoologie 125(1):129–135.
zimbabwiensis Camera Mey, 2017 Species Mey W. 2017a. A new species of Prototheora from Zimbabwe, with additional collecting records of the genus in South Africa (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae). - Metamorphosis 28:26–28.