Protohepialus

Protohepialus is an extinct genus of moth in the family Hepialidae. It contains only one species, Protohepialus comstocki, which was described from a Tortonian marine shale (Upper Miocene) in the Puente Formation of California.[1]

Protohepialus
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Protohepialus

Pierce, 1945
Species:
P. comstocki
Binomial name
Protohepialus comstocki
Pierce, 1945

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