Prototheora cooperi Janse, 1942

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FAMILY Hepialidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Prototheora
SPECIES cooperi
AUTHORJanse, 1942
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPrototheora cooperi, spec. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Eastern Cape Province, Grahamstown, iii.1939, leg. J. Omer-Cooper.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Lectotype ♂, genitalia slide TMSA 3966♂, designated by Davis (1996: 423), TMSA; Paralectotype 1♀, TMSA.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 69–70; pl. 56, figs. 10; 11; pl. 61, fig. 7

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa Eastern Cape 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. 70
South Africa Western Cape 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. 28

Host Plants

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