Family: Geometridae

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Subfamilies native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Geometrinae

59 Genera and 171 species native to southern Africa

 

Sterrhinae

20 Genera and 162 species native to southern Africa

 

Larentiinae

34 Genera and 155 species native to southern Africa

 

Ennominae

94 Genera and 594 species native to southern Africa

 

Diptychinae

6 Genera and 11 species native to southern Africa

 

Oenochrominae

5 Genera and 6 species native to southern Africa

 

Desmobathrinae

3 Genera and 6 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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