Subfamily: Acontiinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Acaenica

One specis native to southern Africa: Acaenica diaperas*

 

Acontia

 

Amyna

 

Araeopteron

One species native to southern Africa: Araeopteron griseatum

 

Arenarba

One species native to southern Africa: Arenarba destituta

 

Autoba

 

Cardiosace

 

Cerynea

 

Chrysozonata

Two species: Chrysozonata latiflavaria* and Chrysozonata purpurascens

 

Coccidiphaga

One species native to southern Africa: Coccidiphaga scitula*

 

Corgatha

 

Cretonia

Two species: Cretonia ethiopica and Cretonia vegeta

 

Dysgnathia

One species native to southern Africa: Dysgnathia nigropunctata*

 

Enispa

One species native to southern Africa: Enispa albigrisea

 

Erastria

Two species native to southern Africa: Erastria varipalpis

 

Eublemma

 

Eublemmistis

One species native to southern Africa: Eublemmistis chlorozonea*

 

Eublemmoides

One species native to southern Africa: Eublemmoides apicimacula

 

Eulocastra

 

Eustrotia

 

Fulvarba

One species native to southern Africa: Fulvarba fulvescens*

 

Hiccoda

Two species: Hiccoda nigripalpis and Hiccoda roseitincta

 

Holocryptis

One species native to southern Africa: Holocryptis erosides

 

Hoplotarache

 

Hypercodia

On species native to southern Africa: Hypercodia wheeleri

 

Hyposada

One species native to southern Africa: Hyposada hydrocampata

 

Lithacodia

 

Lophocyttarra

Two species: Lophocyttarra argyropasta and Lophocyttarra phoenicoxantha*

 

Lophoruza

One species native to southern Africa: Lophoruza semiscripta 

 

Meneptera

One species native to southern Africa: Meneptera diopis*

 

Metachrostis

Two species: Metachrostis decora and Metapioplasta insocia*

 

Metapioplasta

One species native to southern Africa: Metapioplasta silus

 

Mimasura

 

Neochrostis

One species native to southern Africa: Neochrostis diplogramma* 

 

Oederastria

One species native to southern Africa: Oederastria ectorhoda*

 

Oediblemma

One species native to southern Africa: Oediblemma trogoptera*

 

Oruza

One species native to southern Africa: Oruza latifera

 

Ozarba

 

Paroruza

Two species: Paroruza lateritia and Paroruza subductata*

 

Phyllophila

 

Protarache

One species native to southern Africa: Protarache melaphora

 

Pseudomicrodes

 

Pseudozarba

One species native to southern Africa: Pseudozarba opella*    

 

Rhodotarache

One species native to southern Africa: Rhodotarache roseofusca*

 

Tegiapa

One species native to southern Africa: Tegiapa larentiodes*

 

Thalpochares

Two species: Thalpochares caffrorum and Thalpochares squamilinea

 

Thyatirina

One species native to southern Africa: Thyatirina achatina*

 

Toana

Two species: Toana atridiscata and Toana flaviceps

 

Trogocraspis

One species native to southern Africa: Trogocraspis durbanica*

 

Uncula

One species native to southern Africa: Uncula tristigmatias

 

Xanthomera

One species native to southern Africa: Xanthomera leucoglene*

 

Zalaca

Two species: Zalaca anticalis* and  Zalaca snelleni

 

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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