Family: Arctiidae (tiger moths, footmen, larger ermines)

Life > Eukaryotes > Opisthokonta > Metazoa (animals) > Bilateria > Ecdysozoa > Panarthropoda > Tritocerebra > Phylum: Arthopoda > Mandibulata > Atelocerata > Panhexapoda > Hexapoda > Insecta (insects) > Dicondyla > Pterygota > Metapterygota > Neoptera > Eumetabola > Holometabola > Panorpida > Amphiesmenoptera > Lepidoptera (moths and butterflies) > Glossata > Coelolepida > Myoglossata > Neolepidoptera > Heteroneura > Ditrysia > Apoditrysia > Obtectomera > Macrolepidoptera > Noctuoidea

Subfamilies native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Lithosiinae

40 Genera and 91 species native to southern Africa

 

Arctiinae

36 Genera and 108 species native to southern Africa

Utetheisa pulchella (Crimson-speckled Footman)

Ctenuchiinae

8 Genera and 28 species native to southern Africa

Amata alicia

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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