Family: Crambidae

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Subfamilies native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Crambinae

30 Genera and 129 species native to southern Africa

 

Heliothelinae

1 Genus and one species native to southern Africa: Heliothela ophideresana

 

Scopariinae

4 Genera and 8 species native to southern Africa

 

Schoenobiinae

8 Genera and 19 species native to southern Africa

 

Musotiminae

1 Genus and 2 species native to southern Africa: Ambia

 

Nymphulinae

6 Genera and 18 species native to southern Africa

 

Cybalomiinae

5 Genera and 6 species native to southern Africa

 

Evergestinae

3 Genera and 4 species native to southern Africa

 

Noordinae

3 Genera and 4 species native to southern Africa

 

Odontiinae

7 Genera and 20 species native to southern Africa

 

Glaphyriinae

1 Genus and 1 species native to southern Africa: Hellula undalis

 

Pyraustinae

16 Genera and 52 species native to southern Africa

 

Spilomelinae

79 Genera and 191 species native to southern Africa

 

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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