Ditrysia

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Summary

Classification of groups encountered in southern Africa

Tineoidea

 

 
 

Psychidae

44 Genera and 133 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Eriocottidae

2 Genera amd 30 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Tineidae

82 Genera and 253 species native to southern Africa

 

Gracillarioidea

 

 
 

Bucculatricidae

2 Genera and 16 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Gracillariidae

43 Genera and 164 species native to southern Africa

 

Yponomeutoidea

 

 
 

Yponomeutidae

20 Genera and 29 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Argyresthiidae

1 Genus, Argyresthia, native to southern Africa

 
 

Ypsolophidae

One Genus, Ypsolopha, native to southern Africa

 
 

Plutellidae

5 Genera and 10 species native southern Africa

 
 

Glyphipterigidae

4 Genera and 18 species native southern Africa

 
 

Lyonetiidae

9 Genera and and 18 species native to southern Africa

 

Gelechioidea

 

 
 

Oecophoridae

72 Genera and 154 species native to southern Afria

 
 

Metachandidae

2 Genera and 4 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Depressariidae

5 Genera and 18 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Batrachedridae

1 Genus, Batrachedra ,indigenous to southern Africa

 
 

Coleophoridae

8 Genera and 30 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Elachistidae

8 Genera and 17 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Pterolonchidae

2 Genera and 2 species native to southern Africa: Anathyrsa macroxyla and Kruegerius terebratus

 
 

Blastodacnidae

2 Genera and 7 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Ethmiidae

1 Genus and 13 species native to southern Africa: Ethmia

 
 

Blastobasidae

2 Genus and 7 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Momphidae

One genus, Mompha, native to southern Africa

 
 

Cosmopterigidae

23 Genera and 75 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Gelechiidae

143 Genera and 566 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Symmocidae

2 Genera and 3 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Holcopogonidae

1 Genus and 3 species native to southern Africa: Holcopogon

 
 

Lecithoceridae

13 Genera and 52 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Scythrididae

4 Genera and 57 species native to southern Africa

 

Apoditrysia

 

 
 

Cossoidea

 
   

Cossidae

18 Genera and 56 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Metarbelidae

10 Genera and 36 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Dudgeoneidae

1 Genus, 1 Species native to southern Africa: Dudgeonea leucosticte

 
 

Tortricoidea

 

 
   

Tortricidae

37 Genera and 258 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Sesioidea

 

 
   

Brachodidae

4 Genera and 11 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Sesiidae

17 Genera and 61 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Choreutidae

3 Genera and 11 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Zygaenoidea

 

 
   

Somabrachyidae

2 Genera and 6 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Himantopteridae

3 Genera and 11 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Anomoeotidae

3 Genera and 4 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Zygaenidae

14 Genera and 35 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Lacturidae

1 Genus and 10 Species native to southern Africa: Gymnogramma

 
   

Limacodidae (slug moths)

58 Genera and 119 species native to southern Africa

Caffricola cloeckneria
   

Epipyropidae

1 genus and 1 species native to southern Africa: Epipyrops fulvipunctata

 
 

Epermenioidea

 

 
   

Epermeniidae

3 Genera and 7 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Alucitoidea

 

 
   

Alucitidae

2 Genera and 29 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Oxychirotidae

One genus and one species native to southern Africa

 
 

Pterophoroidea

 

 
   

Pterophoridae (plume moths)

19 Genera and 86 species native to southern Africa

 
 

Obtectomera

 

 
   

Immoidea

 

 
     

Immidae

One genus and 3 species native to southern Africa: Imma

 
   

Copromorphoidea

 

 
     

Copromorphidae

2 Genera and species native to southern Africa

 
     

Carposinidae

One genus and 11 species native to southern Africa: Carposina

 
   

Hyblaeoidea

 

 
     

Hyblaeidae

One genus and 3 species native to southern Africa: Hyblaea

 
   

Thyridoidea

 

 
     

Thyrididae

22 Genera and 60 species native to southern Africa

 
   

Pyraloidea

 

 
     

Pyralidae

177 Genera and 562 species native to southern Africa

 
     

Crambidae

164 Genera and 455 species native to southern Africa

 
   

MACROLEPIDOPTERA

 

 

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