Afrotheora minirhodaula Nielsen & Scoble, 1986

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FAMILY Hepialidae
SUBFAMILY  
GENUS Afrotheora
SPECIES minirhodaula
AUTHORNielsen & Scoble, 1986
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONAfrotheora minirhodaula sp. n.
TYPE LOCALITYSouth Africa, Natal [KwaZulu-Natal], probably Durban, Malvern, 700–800 ft, 1887–1896, leg. C. N. Barker.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: -29°51'31" Longitude: 31°1'18"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, type specimen no 2672, genitalia slide E. S. Nielsen 2847♂ (OUMNH 1985-1338♂), OUMNH; Paratype 1♀, TMSA.
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 45–46, figs. 2, 3, 44, 46, 55, 56, 59

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Nielsen E. S. & Scoble M. J. 1986. Afrotheora, a new genus of primitive Hepialidae from Africa (Lepidoptera: Hepialioidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 17:29–54. 45
South Africa Western Cape Nielsen E. S. & Scoble M. J. 1986. Afrotheora, a new genus of primitive Hepialidae from Africa (Lepidoptera: Hepialioidea). - Entomologica scandinavica 17:29–54. 45

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