Subfamily: Cosmopteriginae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Alloclita

One genus native to southern Africa: Alloclita xylodesma

 

Allotalanta

One genus native to southern Africa: Allotalanta clonomicta

 

Axiarcha

One genus native to souothern Africa: Axiarcha discosema

 

Colonophora

One genus native to southern Africa: Colonophora ictifera

 

Cosmopterix

 

Diophila

One species native to southern Africa: Diophila bathrota

 

Dorodoca

One species native to southern Africa: Dorodoca eometalla

 

Erechthiodes

One species native to southern Africa: Erechthiodes audax

 

Ischnobathra

 

Labdia

 

Limnaecia

 

Macrobathra

 

Melanozestis

One species native to southern Africa: Melanozestis heterodesma

 

Parathystas

One species native to southern Africa: Parathystas porphyrantha

 

Pauroptila

One species native to southern Africa: Pauroptila galenitis

 

Proceleustis

 

Pycnagorastis

One species native to southern Africa: Pycnagorastis tanyopa

 

Pyroderces

 

Stagmatophora

 

Strenophila

One species native to southern Africa: Strenophila hyptiota

 

Streptothyris

One species native to southern Africa: Streptothyris tanyacta

 

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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