E Vicipaedia
Classis : Insecta 
Ordo : Lepidoptera 
Familia : Prototheoridae 
Meyrick, 1917
Genus : Prototheora 
Meyrick, 1917
Subdivisiones: Genus and synonymy
*Metatheora Meyrick, 1919

Prototheoridae (Anglice African primitive ghost moths) sunt familia papilionum superfamiliae Hepialoideorum, in Africa australi endemica.

Diversitas et distributio[recensere | fontem recensere]

Prototheoridae tredecim species nunc notas comprehendunt, in singulo genere (Prototheora), in Africa Australi (Kristensen 1999:60; Nielsen et al. 2000), vel ad Angolam (Prototheora angolae) et Mulanje Massif Malavii endemico (Davis 2001). Vide etiam retractationes a Janse (1942) et Davis (1996) factas.

Species[recensere | fontem recensere]

Bibliographia[recensere | fontem recensere]

  • Davis, D. R. 1996. A revision of the southern African family Prototheoridae (Lepidoptera: Hepialoidea). Entomologica Scandinavica, 27: 393–439.
  • 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. Abstractum.[nexus deficit]
  • Janse, A. J. T. 1942. The moths of South Africa. Volume IV, part 1. Jugatae.
  • Kristensen, N. P. 1998. 1999. "The non-Glossatan Moths." In Lepidoptera, Moths and Butterflies, vol. 1, Evolution, Systematics, and Biogeography, ed. N. P. Kristensen, 41–62. Handbook of Zoology, vol. 4, pars. 35. Berolini et Novi Eboraci: Walter de Gruyter.
  • Nielsen, E. S., G, S, Robinson, et D. L. Wagner. 2000. Ghost-moths of the world: a global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea) (Lepidoptera) Journal of Natural History, 34(6): 823–878.Abstractum.

Nexus externi[recensere | fontem recensere]

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