Prototheora malawiensis Davis, 2001

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FAMILY Hepialidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Prototheora
SPECIES malawiensis
AUTHORDavis, 2001
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPrototheora malawiensis Davis, new species
TYPE LOCALITYMalawi, Mulanje Mts, Chambe Hut to Lichenye Hut, montane meadows, 2000 m, 21.x.1996, leg. W. Mey & M. Nuss.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -16°3'0" Longitude: 35°31'0"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide DRDavis 4114♂, ZMHB.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 452–454, figs. 1, 2–4

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Malawi   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. 454

Host Plants

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