Prototheora merga Davis, 1996

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FAMILY Hepialidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Prototheora
SPECIES merga
AUTHORDavis, 1996
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPrototheora merga sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Cape Province, Groebal River, Schoemanspoort Caravan Camp, ca. 18 km N of Oudtshoorn, 700 m, 17.iii.1978, leg. D. & M. Davis, B. Akerbergs.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide USNM 29909♂, USNM.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Davis D. R. 1996. A revision of the southern African family Prototheoridae (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 27:393–439.
PAGINATION 415–416, figs. 55, 76–78; map 1

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa   Davis D. R. 1996. A revision of the southern African family Prototheoridae (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 27:393–439. 416

Host Plants

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