Afrotheora brevivalva Nielsen & Scoble, 1986

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FAMILY Hepialidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Afrotheora
SPECIES brevivalva
AUTHORNielsen & Scoble, 1986
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAfrotheora brevivalva sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Tanganyika Territory, Ruvuma Province, Songea, Matengo, 1500–2000 m, 18.ii.1931, leg. F. Zimmer.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide P. Viette 1342♂, NHMW.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION Nielsen E. S. & Scoble M. J. 1986. Afrotheora, a new genus of primitive Hepialidae from Africa (Lepidoptera: Hepialioidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 17:29–54.
PAGINATION 51–53, figs. 11, 43, 54

Species Distribution

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Tanzania, United Republic of   Nielsen E. S. & Scoble M. J. 1986. Afrotheora, a new genus of primitive Hepialidae from Africa (Lepidoptera: Hepialioidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 17:29–54. 52

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