Family: Gelechiidae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Acraeologa

 

Acribologa

One species native to southern Africa: Acribologa cymotrocha

 

Acutitornus

 

Aeolotrocha

One species native to southern Africa: Allophlebia hemizancla

 

Allophlebia

One species native to southern Africa: Allophlebia hemizancla

 

Allotelphusa

One species native to southern Africa: Allotelphusa lathridia

 

Amblyphylla

One species native to southern Africa: Amblyphylla lophozancla

 

Anacampsis

 

Anapatetris

One species native to southern Africa: Anapatetris crystallista

 

Anarsia

 

Anastomopteryx

One species native to southern Africa: Anastomopteryx angulata

 

Angustiphylla

One species native to southern Africa: Angustiphylla hylotropha

 

Anomologa

 

Aphnogenes

One species native to southern Africa: Aphnogenes zonaea

 

Apotactis

One species native to southern Africa: Apotactis drimylota

 

Aproaerema

One species native to southern Africa: Aproaerema africanella

 

Araeophalla

 

Araeovalva

 

Argophara

One species native to southern Africa; Argophara epaxia

 

Aristotelia

 

Asapharcha

 

Aspades

 

Athrips

 

Autodectis

One species native to southern Africa: Autodectis atelarga

 

Belovalva

One species native to southern Africa: Belovalva nigripuncta

 

Bilobata

 

Blastovalva

 

Brachmia

 

Brachyacma

One species native to southern Africa: Brachyacma palpigera

 

Bucolarcha

One species native to southern Africa: Bucolarcha geodes

 

Calliphylla

One species native to southern Africa: Calliphylla retusa

 

Capnosema

One species native to southern Africa: Capnosema celidota

 

Catelaphris

One species native to southern Africa: Catelaphris torrefacta

 

Cerofrontia

One species native to southern Africa: Cerofrontia griseotincta

 

Chrysoesthia

 

Clepsimorpha

One species native to southern Africa: Clepsimorpha inconspicua

 

Coniogyra

One species native to southern Africa: Coniogyra dilucescens

 

Curvisignella

One species native to southern Africa: Curvisignella leucogaea

 

Cymatoplicella

 

Dactylethrella

 

Daemonarcha

 

Deltolophos

One species native to southern Africa: Deltolophos haplopa

 

Deltophora

 

Dichomeris

 

Dicranucha

 

Encentrotis

One species native to southern Africa: Encentrotis catagrapha

 

Encolpotis

 

Ephysteris

 

Epicharta

One species native to southern Africa: Epicharta chlorophracta

 

Eporgastis

 

Ereboscaeas

One species native to southern Africa: Ereboscaeas amorpha

 

Erikssonella

One species native to southern Africa: Erikssonella permagna

 

Euryctista

One species native to southern Africa: Euryctista hobohmi

 

Excommatica

One species native to southern Africa: Excommatica compsotoma

 

Filisignella

One species native to southern Africa: Filisignella cirrhaea

 

Flexiptera

One species native to southern Africa: Flexiptera revolute

 

Frumenta

One species native to southern Africa: Frumenta nephelomicta

 

Furcaphora

One species native to southern Africa:Furcaphora caelata

 

Gambrostola

One species native to southern Africa:Gambrostola imposita

 

Gelechia

 

Gnosimacha

One species native to southern Africa: Gnosimacha catericta

 

Grandipalpa

One species native to southern Africa: Grandipalpa robusta

 

Haplovalva

One species native to southern Africa: Haplovalva ametris

 

Hedma

 

Holaxyra

 

Hyalochna

One species native to southern Africa: Hyalochna allevata

 

Hypatima

 

Iochares

 

Ischnocraspedus

One species native to southern Africa: Ischnocraspedus peracuta

 

Ischnophylla

One species native to southern Africa: Ischnophylla similicolor

 

Lacharissa

One species native to southern Africa: Lacharissa tanyzancla

 

Lachnostola

One species native to southern Africa: Lachnostola amphizeucta

 

Lacistodes

One species native to southern Africa: Lachnostola amphizeucta

 

Lanceopenna

 

Lanceoptera

One species native to southern Africa: Lanceoptera panochra

 

Lasiarchis

 

Leucophylla

One species native to southern Africa: Leucophylla nigribasis

 

Leuronoma

 

Leuropalpa

One species native to southern Africa: Leuropalpa reducta

 

Machlotricha

 

Macrocalcara

 

Megacraspedus

One species native to southern Africa: Megacraspedus serica

 

Melitoxestis

One species native to southern Africa: Melitoxestis centrotypa

 

Melitoxoides

 

Metatactis

One species native to southern Africa: Metatactis griseobrunnea

 

Metzneria

 

Mometa

One species native to southern Africa: Mometa zemiodes

 

Musurga

One species native to southern Africa: Musurga turgida

 

Neopachnistis

 

Neopatetris

One species native to southern Africa: Neopatetris tenuis

 

Neotelphusa

 

Octonodula

 

Onebala

 

Ornativalva

One species native to southern Africa: Ornativalva kalahariensis

 

Panicotricha

One species native to southern Africa: Panicotricha prographa

 

Parabola

One species native to southern Africa: Parabola butyraula

 

Parabrachmia

 

Parallactis

 

Parapsectris

 

Paraselotis

One species native to southern Africa: Paraselotis pelochroa

 

Paratelphusa

 

Parathectis

 

Paristhmia

One species native to southern Africa: Paristhmia barathrodes

 

Pectinophora

One species native to southern Africa: Pectinophora gossypiella

 

Phanerophalla

One species native to southern Africa: Phanerophalla knysnaensis

 

Photodotis

 

Phthoracma

One species native to southern Africa: Phthoracma blanda

 

Phthorimaea

One species native to southern Africa: Phthorimaea operculella

 

Picroptera

 

Pithanurga

One species native to southern Africa: Pithanurga chariphila

 

Platyphalla

One species native to southern Africa: Platyphalla ochrinotata

 

Polyhymno

 

Proselotis

One species native to southern Africa: Proselotis strictula

 

Pseudotelphusa

 

Pycnodytis

One species native to southern Africa: Pycnodytis erebaula

 

Pyncostola

 

Radionerva

One species native to southern Africa: Radionerva collecta

 

Rotundivalva

One species native to southern Africa: Rotundivalva blanda

 

Schematistis

One species native to southern Africa: Schematistis analoxa

 

Schistovalva

One species native to: Schistovalva trachyptera

 

Schizovalva

 

Scrobipalpa

 

Sitotroga

 

Stegasta

One species native to southern Africa: Stegasta variana

 

Stomopteryx

 

Streyella

One species native to southern Africa: Streyella pallidigrisea

 

Symbatica

One species native to southern Africa: Symbatica cryphias

 

Syncopacma

 

Syngelechia

 

Telphusa

 

Thaumaturgis

One species native to southern Africa: Thaumaturgis craterocrossa

 

Thiotricha

One species native to southern Africa: Thiotricha tenuis

 

Thriophora

One species native to southern Africa: Thriophora ovulate

 

Thymosopha

One species native to southern Africa: Thymosopha antileuca

 

Tricerophora

One species native to southern Africa: Tricerophora commaculata

 

Trichotaphe

 

Tricyanaula

One species native to southern Africa: Tricyanaula metallica

 

Trychnopalpa

One species native to southern Africa: Trychnopalpa fornacaria

 

Zalithia

 

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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