Subfamily: Ennominae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Acanthovalva

 

Acrasia

One species native to southern Africa: Acrasia crinita*

 

Anacleora

 

Aphilopota

 

Argyrophora

 

Ascotis

One species native to southern Africa: Ascotis reciprocaria

 

Aspitates

 

Biclavigera

 

Biston

One species native to southern Africa: Biston edwardsi 

 

Blaboplutodes

One species native to southern Africa: Blaboplutodes parvistictus

 

Buttia

One species native to southern Africa: Buttia noctuodes*

 

Cabera

 

Cerurographa

One species native to southern Africa: Cerurographa bistonica*

 

Chelotephrina

One species native to southern Africa: Chelotephrina acorema

 

Chiasmia

 

Chloroctenis

One species native to southern Africa: Chloroctenis conspersa

 

Cleora

 

Coenina

 

Colocleora

 

Dorsifulcrum

One species native to southern Africa: Dorsifulcrum xeron

 

Drepanogynis

 

Ectropis

 

Elophos

One species native to southern Africa: Elophos barbarica

 

Encoma

One species native to southern Africa: Encoma inaccurata

 

Epigynopteryx

 

Epione

One species native to southern Africa: Epione chalcospilata

 

Erastria

 

Ereunetea

One species native to southern Africa: Ereunetea reussi

 

Euexia

One species native to southern Africa: Euexia percnopus*

 

Eulycia

 

Eurranthis

 

Fulvaria

One species native to southern Africa: Fulvaria striata*

 

Gnophos

 

Hebdomophruda

 

Hemixesma

One species native to southern Africa: Hemixesma anthocrenias*

 

Heterostegane

 

Hispophora

One species native to southern Africa; Hispophora lechriospilota*

 

Hypochrosis

One species native to southern Africa: Hypochrosis chiarinii

 

Hypomecis

 

Hypotephrina

 

Idiodes

 

Idiotephra

 

Illa

One species native to southern Africa: Illa nefanda*

 

Isturgia

 

Larentioides

One species native to southern Africa: Larentioides cacothemon*

 

Lhommeia

 

Ligdia

 

Lomographa

 

Loxopora

One species native to southern Africa: Loxopora dentilineata*

 

Mauna

 

Melinoessa

One species native to southern Africa: Melinoessa croesaria*

 

Menophra

 

Miantochora

One species native to southern Afica: Miantochora gumppenbergi

 

Microligia

 

Milocera

 

Nassinia

 

Nychiodes

One species native to southern Africa: Nychiodes tyttha

 

Oaracta

 

Obolcola

 

Ochroplutodes

One species native to southern Africa: Ochroplutodes haturata

 

Odontopera

 

Oedicentra

One species native to southern Africa: Oedicentra albipennis*

 

Omizodes

 

Omphalucha

 

Orbamia

 

Orgyiodes

One species native to southern Africa: Orgyiodes caparia

 

Pachycnemoides

 

Palaeonyssia

One species native to southern Africa: Palaeonyssia trisecta*

 

Pareclipsis

 

Phoenicocampa

One species native to southern Africa: Phoenicocampa terinata*

 

Phthonandria

One species native to southern Africa: Phthonandria pinguis

 

Pigiopsis

 

Pitthea

 

Plateoplia

One species native southern Africa: Plateoplia acrobelia

 

Platypepla

 

Plegapteryx

One species native yo southern Africa: Plegapteryx anomalus*

 

Proutiana

 

Pseudomaenas

 

Psilocerea

 

Pycnostega

One species native to southern Africa: Pycnostega obscura*

 

Racotis

 

Rhodophthitus

 

Semiothisa

 

Sesquialtera

 

Sphingomima

One species natuive to southern Africa: Sphingomima viriosa

 

Terina

One species native to southern Africa: Terina circumcincta

 

Xanthisthisa

 

Xenimpia

 

Xenostega

One species native to southern Africa: Xenostega fallax*

 

Xylopteryx

 

Zamarada

 

Zeuctoboarmia

 

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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