Genus: Metisella

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

List from Vári & Kroon (2002).

Metisella abdeli

 

 

Metisella aegipan (Mountain sylph)

 

Metisella malgacha (Grassveld sylph)

 

Metisella meninx (Marsh sylph)

 

Metisella metis (Gold spotted sylph)

 

Metisella syrinx (Bamboo sylph)

 

 

Metisella willemi (Netted sylph)

 

Publications

  • VÁRI, L., KROON, D.M., & KRÜGER, M. 2002. Classification and checklist of the species of Lepidoptera recorded in southern Africa. Simple Solutions, Chatswood Australia.

 

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