Subfamily: Amphipyrinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Acrapex

 

Aedia

One species native to southern Africa: Aedia leucomelas

 

Afrogortyna

Two species: Afrogortyna altimontana and Afrogortyna trinota*

 

Amefrontia

One species native to southern Africa: Amefrontia purpurea*

 

Amphidrina

 

Anathetis

Two species: Anathetis atrirena* and Anathetis melanofascia

 

Androlymnia

One species native to southern Africa: Androlymnia torsivena

 

Anedhella

 

Araea

One species native to southern Africa: Araea indecora

 

Ariathisa

Two species: Ariathisa abyssinia and Ariathisa semiluna

 

Athetis

 

Busseola

 

Calamia

One species native to southern Africa: Calamia flavirufa

 

Callixena

Two species: Callixena versicolora* and Callixena viettei

 

Callopistria

 

Callyna

 

Calpiformis

One species native to southern Africa: Calpiformis craushayi*

 

Campydelta

One species native to southern Africa: Campydelta campyla*

 

Caradrina

 

Catamecia

One species native to southern Africa: Catamecia connectens

 

Centrartha

 

Centrogone

One species native to southern Africa: Catamecia connectens

 

Cetola

 

Chasmina

Two species: Chasmina candida and Chasmina tibialis  

 

Chytonix

One species native to southern Africa: Chytonix brunnea

 

Cirrodes

One species native to southern Africa: Cirrodes phoenicea*

 

Cnodifrontia

One species native to southern Africa: Cnodifrontia dissimilis*

 

Condica

 

Conicofrontia

Two species: Conicofrontia diamesa and Conicofrontia sesamoides*

 

Conservula

 

Copifrontia

Two species: Copifrontia purpurea and Copifrontia xantherythra*

 

Cosmia

Two species: Cosmia natalensis and Cosmia polymorpha

 

Cyclopera

 

Cytothymia

One species native to southern Africa: Cytothymia absita* 

 

Diparopsis

One species native to southern Africa: Diparopsis castanea*

 

Dysmilichia

One species native to southern Africa: Dysmilichia purpurascens

 

Ectolopha

Two species: Ectolopha marginata and Ectolopha viridescens*

 

Elyptron

One species native to southern Africa: Elyptron ethiopicum

 

Ethiopica

 

Ethioterpia

 

Eulymnia

One species native so southern Africa: Eulymnia pulcherrima*

 

Euplexia

 

Eutamsia

 

Euterpiodes

One species native to southern Africa: Euterpiodes pienaari* 

 

Exathetis

One species native to southern Africa: Exathetis strigata*

 

Hadjina

Two species: Hadjina carcaroda and Hadjina obscura

 

Hypoplexia

 

Iambia

 

Iambiodes

One species native to southern Africa: Iambiodes nyctostola 

 

Interdelta

One species native to southern Africa: Interdelta mediafricana*

 

Janseodes

One species native to southern Africa: Janseodes melanospila*

 

Lepidodelta

Two species: Lepidodelta phoenicraspis and Lepidodelta stolifera*

 

Leucotrachea

 

Leumicamia

Two species: Leumicamia graminicolens* and Leumicamia leucosoma 

 

Lophotarsia

Two species: Lophotarsia ochroprocta* and Lophotarsia uniformis

 

Manga

One species native to southern Africa: Manga melanodonta

 

Matopo

 

Mazuca

 

Mesogenea

 

Mimleucania

One species native to southern Africa: Mimleucania perstriata*

 

Mionides

One species native to southern Africa: Mionides lichenea*

 

Myalila

One species native to southern Africa: Myalila typica*

 

Namangana

 

Neostichtis

One species native to southern Africa: Neostichtis nigricostata* 

 

Nonagria

One species native to southern Africa: Nonagria intestata

 

Ochrocalama

One species native to southern Africa: Ochrocalama xanthia*

 

Odontoretha

One species native to southern Africa: Odontoretha featheri*

 

Oligia

 

Oncotibialis

One species native to southern Africa: Oncotibialis flava*   

 

Oria

One species native to southern Africa: Oria flavescens

 

Paracroria

Two species: Paracroria griseocincta* and Paracroria major

 

Parca

One species native to southern Africa: Parca africarabia

 

Pareuplexia

One speccies native to southern Africa: Pareuplexia prolifera

 

Perigea

 

Phalerodes

One species native to southern Africa: Phalerodes cauta*

 

Plusiophaes

Two species: Plusiophaes argosticta and Plusiophaes bipuncta

 

Procrateria

 

Ramesodes

Two species: Ramesodes divisa* and Ramesodes micropis

 

Sciomesa

Two species: Sciomesa mesoscia* and Sciomesa scotochroa

 

Selenistis

One species native to southern Africa: Selenistis annulella*

 

Sesamia

 

Sidemia

One species native to southern Africa: Sidemia spodopterodes

 

Speia

One species native to southern Africa: Speia vuteria*

 

Spodoptera

 

Stenopterygia

Two species: Stenopterygia monostigma and Stenopterygia subcurva*   

 

Stomafrontia

One species native to southern Africa: Stomafrontia albifasciata*

 

Syncalama

Two species: Syncalama mimica* and Syncalama turneri

 

Tanocryx

One species native to southern Africa: Tanocryx pinheyi

 

Trachea

Two species: Trachea normalis and Trachea oxyla

 

Tracheplexia

 

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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