Family: Limacodidae (slug moths)

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Subfamilies native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Limacodinae

54 Genera and 104 species native to southern Africa

Caffricola cloeckneria

Chrysopolominae

3 Genera and 14 species native to southern Africa

 

Ectropinae

1 Genus and 1 species native to southern Africa: Ectropa ancilis

 

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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