Family: Lymantriidae

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Subfamilies native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Aroa

 

Barlowia

One species native to southern Africa: Barlowia charax

 

Bicelluphora

One species native to southern Africa: Bicelluphora argentea*

 

Bracharoa

 

Chrysocyma

One species native to southern Africa: Chrysocyma mesopotamia* 

 

Cimola

One species native to southern Africa: Cimola opalina*

 

Creagra

One species native to southern Africa: Creagra liturata*

 

Cropera

 

Crorema

 

Dicranuropsis

One species native to southern Africa: Dicranuropsis vilis*

 

Eudasychira

 

Euproctis

 

Euproctoides

One species native to southern Africa: Euproctoides ertli

 

Griveaudyria

Two species: Griveaudyria cangia and Griveaudyria ila

 

Hemerophanes

Two species: Hemerophanes diatoma and Hemerophanes libyra

 

Heteronygmia

One species native to southern Africa: Heteronygmia dissimilis

 

Homochira

One species native to southern Africa: Homochira rendalli*

 

Homoeomeria

Two species: Homoeomeria flavicapilla* and Homoeomeria nivea

 

Knappetra

Two species: Knappetra arenacea and Knappetra fasciata*

 

Lacipa

 

Laelioproctis

One species native to southern Africa: Laelioproctis leucosphena

 

Laelia

 

Lepidopalpus

One species native to southern Africa: Lepidopalpus hyalina*

 

Leptaroa

One species native to southern Africa: Leptaroa paupera

 

Leucoma

Two species: Leucoma ogovensis and Leucoma parva

 

Lymantria

 

Marblepsis

Two species native to southern Africa: Marblepsis flabellaria and Marblepsis melanocraspis      

 

Micraroa

Two species: Micraroa minimaa and Micraroa rufescens*

 

Morasa

One species native to southern Africa:  Morasa modesta*

 

Naroma

One species native to southern Africa: Naroma varipes

 

Ogoa

One species native to southern Africa: Ogoa simplex*

 

Olapa

Two species: Olapa fulviceps and Olapa nigricosta

 

Palasea

One species native to southern Africa: Palasea albimacula*

 

Paraproctis

One species native to southern Africa: Paraproctis chionopeza

 

Penthophera

One species native to southern Africa: Penthophera lutea and Penthophera subfusca

 

Pirga

Two species: Pirga pellucida and Pirga transvalensis

 

Pirgula

One species native to southern Africa: Pirgula atrinotata

 

Pirgulina

One species native to southern Africa: Pirgulina jordani*

 

Polymona

One species native to southern Africa: Polymona rufifemur*

 

Porthesaroa

One species native to southern Africa: Porthesaroa maculata

 

Psalis

One species native to southern Africa: Psalis africana

 

Pseudobazisa

One species native to southern Africa: Pseudobazisa perculta*

 

Pteredoa

 

Repena

One species native to southern Africa: Repena fusca

 

Rhypopteryx

 

Ruanda

Two species native to southern Africa: Ruanda furva and Ruanda nuda 

 

Schalidomitra

One species native to southern Africa: Schalidomitra ambages*

 

Sphrageidus

One species native to southern Africa: Sphrageidus producta

 

Stracena

Two species: Stracena bananae and Stracena tavetensis

 

Tearosoma

One species native to southern Africa: Tearosoma aspersum*

 

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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