Subfamily: Larentiinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Aplocera

 

Asthenotricha

 

Chloroclystis

 

Collix

One species native to southern Africa: Collix foraminata

 

Conchylia

 

Disclisioprocta

One species native to southern Africa: Disclisioprocta natalata

 

Dysrhoe

One species native to southern Africa: Dysrhoe olbia

 

Eccymatoge

One species native to southern Africa: Eccymatoge melanoterma

 

Ecpetala

One species native to southern Africa: Ecpetala caesiplaga*

 

Eois

 

Epirrhoe

 

Episteira

One species native to southern Africa: Episteira confusidentata

 

Euphyia

One species native to southern Africa:  Euphyia distinctata

 

Eupithecia

 

Gonanticlea

One species native to southern Africa: Gonanticlea meridionata

 

Gymnoscelis

 

Haplolabida

 

Horisme

 

Larentia

 

Lobidiopteryx

One species native to southern Africa: Lobidiopteryx eumares

 

Melanthia

One species native to southern Africa: Melanthia ustiplaga

 

Mesocolpia

 

Mimoclystia

 

Orthonama

One species native to southern Africa: Orthonama obstipata

 

Parortholitha

 

Perizoma

 

Piercia

 

Polystroma

One species native to southern Africa: Polystroma subspissata* 

 

Protosteira

One species native to southern Africa: Protosteira spectabilis*

 

Pseudolarentia

One species native to southern Africa: Pseudolarentia atroclarata

 

Scotopteryx

 

Trimetopia

One species native to southern Africa: Trimetopia aetheraria*

 

Xanthorhoe

 

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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