Prototheora tanzaniensis Davis & Landry, 2018

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FAMILY Hepialidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Prototheora
SPECIES tanzaniensis
AUTHORDavis & Landry, 2018
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONPrototheora tanzaniensis Davis & Landry sp. nov.
TYPE LOCALITYTanzania, Iringa Region, Makete District, Kitulo Plateau North, 2700 m, 29.xi-01.xii.2005, leg. L. Aarvik, M. Fibiger & A. Kingston.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide D. Davis 4653♂, NHMO.
STATUS Species
PUBLICATION 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.
PAGINATION 131, 134-135, figs 6-10, 12-14

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Tanzania   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. 131

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