Family: Elachistidae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Cleroptila

 

Cryphioxena

 

Elachista

 

Mendesia

 

Myrrhinitis

One speciies native to southern Africa: Myrrhinitis sporeuta

 

Phthinostoma

 

Symphoristis

 

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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