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Prototheora serruligera

(Prototheora serruligera)

Description

Prototheora serruligera is a species of moth of the family Prototheoridae. It is found in South Africa, where it known only from two somewhat disjunct southern coastal Cape sites, one at 1,220 meters in mountain fynbos vegetation in the Hottentots Holland Mountains and the other in the wetter, temperate Tsitsikamma Forest along the Stormsrivier. The wingspan is 21–22 mm. Adults have been recorded from January to mid-March.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Prototheoridae
Genus:Prototheora
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