Prototheora corvifera

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Prototheora corvifera
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Prototheoridae
Genus: Prototheora
Species: P. corvifera
Binomial name
Prototheora corvifera
(Meyrick, 1920)[1]
Synonyms
  • Metatheora corvifera Meyrick, 1920

Prototheora corvifera is a species of moth of the family Prototheoridae. It is found in South Africa, where it is known only from the top of Table Mountain. The rocky surface of this sandstone mesa is predominantly covered by a low, bushy vegetation generally referred to as mountain fynbos.

The wingspan is 20–23 mm. Adults have been recorded from the beginning of February to mid-March.

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