Subfamily: Lithosiinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Acanthofronti

One species native to southern Africa: Acanthofronti dicycla

 

Acanthofrontia

One species native to southern Africa: Acanthofrontia lithosiana*

 

Aglossosia

One species native to southern Africa: Aglossosia flavimarginata*

 

Anaphosia

 

Asparus

One species native to southern Africa: Asparus bicolor*    

 

Asura

Two species: Asura fulvia and Asura thumataeformis

 

Boadicea

One species native to southern Africa: Boadicea flavimacula

 

Carcinopodi

One species native to southern Africa: Carcinopodi argentata

 

Caripodia

Two species: Caripodia chrysargyria* and Caripodia consimilis

 

Ctenosia

One species native to southern Africa: Ctenosia psectriphora*

 

Cyana

 

Didymonyx

One species native to southern Africa: Didymonyx infumata*

 

Eilema

 

Eucreagra

Two species: Eucreagra arculifera* and Eucreagra arculifera

 

Eugoa

One species native to southern Africa: Eugoa africana   

 

Eurosia

Two species: Eurosia fuliginea and Eurosia lineata

 

Hypagoptera

One species native to southern Africa: Hypagoptera rufeola*

 

Lamprosiella

One species native to southern Africa: Lamprosiella eborella*

 

Lepista

Two species: Lepista pandula* and Lepista semiochracea

 

Lexis

One species native to southern Africa: Lexis bipunctigera*

 

Lysceia

One species native to southern Africa: Lysceia bigutta*

 

Macrosia

Two species: Macrosia chalybeata and Macrosia fumeola*

 

Meneclia

One species native to southern Africa: Meneclia pallidula*     

 

Micrilema

One species native to southern Africa: Micrilema craushayi*

 

Miltochrista

One species native to southern Africa: Miltochrista rivulosa

 

Ochrota

Two species: Ochrota bipuncta and Ochrota unicolor*

 

Opsaroa

One species native to southern Africa: Opsaroa fulvinota*

 

Ovenna

Two species: Ovenna subgriseola* and Ovenna vicaria

 

Paraona

One species native to southern Africa: Paraona interjecta

 

Pasteosia

Two species: Pasteosia irrorata* and Pasteosia plumbea

 

Paurophleps

Two species: Paurophleps minuta* and Paurophleps reducta

 

Phryganopsis

 

Pusiola

Two species: Pusiola flavicosta* and Pusiola verulama

 

Setina

One species native to southern Africa: Setina atroradiata

 

Siccia

 

Sozusa

 

Thumatha

Two species: Thumatha fuscescens* and Thumatha inconstans   

 

Tigrioides

One species native to southern Africa: Tigrioides quadrinotata

 

Tumicla

One species native to southern Africa: Tumicla sagenaria*

 

Xanthetis

One species native to southern Africa: Xanthetis ichorina

 

Zadadrina

One species native to southern Africa: Zadadrina metallica*

 

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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