Subfamily: Catocalinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Aburina

Two species: Aburina coerulescens and Aburina poliophaea

 

Acanthodelta

One species native to southern Africa: Acanthodelta distriga*

 

Acantholipes

 

Achaea

Achaea echo

Agamana

Two species: Agamana ectrogia and Agamana pentagonalis

 

Amblyprora

One species native to southern Africa: Amblyprora magnifica

 

Anoba

 

Anomis

 

Antiophlebia

Two species: Antiophlebia bracteata* and Antiophlebia duplicata

 

Anticarsia

One species native to southern Africa: Anticarsia irrorata    

 

Archephia

One species native to southern Africa: Archephia basilinea

 

Ascalapha

One species native to southern Africa: Ascalapha odorata*

 

Asplenia

One species native to southern Africa: Asplenia melanodonta

 

Athyrma

One species native to southern Africa: Athyrma anuliplaga

 

Attatha

 

Auchenisa

 

Audea

 

Avitta

One species native to southern Africa: Avitta lineosa      

 

Bamra

Two species: Bamra delicata and Bamra marmorifera

 

Baniana

Two species: Baniana arvorum and Baniana culminifera

 

Bareia

One species native to southern Africa: Bareia incidens*

 

Beriohansa

One species native to southern Africa: Beriohansa hansali*

 

Bocula

Two species: Bocula metochrea and Bocula terminata

 

Bonaberiana

One species native to southern Africa: Bonaberiana crassisquama*

 

Brevipecten

Two species: Brevipecten clearchus and Brevipecten cornutus

 

Calesia

 

Calliodes

Two species: Calliodes appollina* and Calliodes pretiosissima

 

Catephia

 

Cerocala

 

Chalciope

 

Chalestra

One species native to southern Africa: Chalestra podaresalis*

 

Chitasida

One species native to southern Africa: Chitasida diplogramma*  

 

Chusaris

One species native to southern Africa: Chusaris venata

 

Cirroedia

One species native to southern Africa: Cirroedia accola

 

Colbusa

One species native to southern Africa: Colbusa euclidica*

 

Cometaster

One species native to southern Africa: Cometaster pyrula*

 

Cortyta

 

Crionica

Two species: Crionica cervicornis* and Crionica diversipennis

 

Crypsotidia

One species native to southern Africa: Crypsotidia mesosema

 

Ctenusa

 

Cuneisigna

 

Cyligramma

Cyligramma latona (Cream-striped owl moth)

Deinopa

One species native to southern Africa: Deinopa flavida

 

Disticta

One species native to southern Africa: Disticta atava*

 

Dysgonia

 

Ecpatia

One species native to southern Africa: Ecpatia dulcistriga*   

 

Egnasia

Two species: Egnasia lioperas and Egnasia vicaria

 

Egybolis

One species native to southern Africa: Egybolis vaillantina*

 

Entomogramma

Two species: Entomogramma grisea and Entomogramma pardus

 

Epimeciodes

One species native to southern Africa: Epimeciodes abunda*

 

Episparis

Two species: Episparis leucotessellis and Episparis xanthographa

 

Ercheia

One species native to southern Africa: Ercheia subsignata

 

Erebus

 

Ericeia

 

Eudocima

 

Euippodes

One species native to southern Africa: Euippodes euprepes* 

 

Euonychodes

One species native to southern Africa: Euonychodes albivenata*

 

Euphiusa

One species native to southern Africa: Euphiusa harmonica*

 

Eudocima

 

Facidia

One species native to southern Africa: Facidia vacillans

 

Facidina

One species native to southern Africa: Facidina semifimbria

 

Fodina

 

Geniascota

One species native to southern Africa: Geniascota patagiata  

 

Gesonia

One species native to southern Africa: Gesonia stictigramma

 

Gnamptogyia

One species native to southern Africa: Gnamptogyia diagonalis

 

Gracilodes

Two species: Gracilodes caffra* and Gracilodes nysa

 

Grammodes

 

Halochroa

Two species: Halochroa aequatoria* and Halochroa eudela

 

Heliophisma

 

Hemiceratoides

Two species: Hemiceratoides hieroglyphica* and Hemiceratoides sittaca    

 

Herpeperas

Two species: Herpeperas barnesi and Herpeperas violaris

 

Heteropalpia

Two species: Heteropalpia cortytoides* and Heteropalpia vetusta

 

Hondryches

One species native to southern Africa: Hondryches phalaeniformis*

 

Hyamia

One species native to southern Africa: Hyamia subterminalis

 

Hypanua

Two species: Hypanua roseitincta and Hypanua xylina*

 

Hypersypnoides

One species native to southern Africa: Hypersypnoides congoensis*

 

Hypocala

 

Hypotacha

Two species: Hypotacha nigristria and Hypotacha retracta*    

 

Isadelphina

One species native to southern Africa: Isadelphina vinacea

 

Lacera

One species native to southern Africa: Lacera alope*

 

Leiorhynx

One species native to southern Africa: Leiorhynx argentifascia*

 

Leoniloma

One species native to southern Africa: Leoniloma convergens*

 

Lipatephia

One species native to southern Africa: Lipatephia illegitima*

 

Lophotavia

Two species: Lophotavia globulipes* and Lophotidia brunnescens

 

Loxioda

One species native to southern Africa: Loxioda ochrota

 

Lygephila

One species native to southern Africa: Lygephila salax

 

Marca

One species native to southern Africa: Marca proclinata*

 

Marcipa

 

Maxera

 

Melanephia

 

Meliaba

One species native to southern Africa: Meliaba pelopsalis*  

 

Melipotis

Two species: Melipotis amphix and Melipotis mimica

 

Mepantadrea

One species native to southern Africa: Mepantadrea simia*

 

Mesosciera

One species native to southern Africa: Mesosciera picta

 

Miniodes

One species native to southern Africa: Miniodes discolor*

 

Minucia

 

Mocis

 

Nagia

 

Oedebasis

One species native to southern Africa: Oedebasis ovipennis*

 

Oglasa

 

Ogovia

Two species: Ogovia pudens and Ogovia tavetensis*

 

Ophiodes

One species native to southern Africa: Ophiodes wahlbergi

 

Ophisma

 

Ophiusa

 

Oraesia

 

Pandesma

 

Pangrapta

One species native to southern Africa: Pangrapta melacleptra

 

Pantydia

Two species: Pantydia anderson and Pantydia scissa

 

Parachalciope

 

Paragria

One species native to southern Africa: Paragria sesamiodes* 

 

Paralephana

Two species: Paralephana argyresthia and Paralephana poliotis*

 

Parallelura

One species native to southern Africa: Parallelura palumbiodes*

 

Pericyma

 

Phytometra

 

Plecoptera

 

Plecopterodes

 

Pleuronodes

 

Plusiodonta

 

Polydesma

 

Prionofrontia

Two species: Prionofrontia erygidia* and Prionofrontia strigata   

 

Pristanepa

One species native to southern Africa: Pristanepa platti*

 

Proconis

One species native to southern Africa: Proconis abrostoloides*

 

Proruaca

Two species: Proruaca harmonica* and Proruaca recurrens

 

Pseudoarcte

One species native to southern Africa: Pseudoarcte melanis

 

Pseudogiria

One species native to southern Africa: Pseudogiria angulata

 

Pteronycta

 

Radara

 

Raparna

One species native to southern Africa: Raparna tritonias
 

Rhanidophora

 

Rhesala

 

Rhesalides

One species native to southern Africa: Rhesalides natalensis 

 

Saroba

One species native to southern Africa: Saroba cyanescens

 

Scambina

One species native to southern Africa: Scambina roseipicta

 

Serrodes

 

Sphingomorpha

Two species: Sphingomorpha chlorea*and Sphingomorpha marshalli

 

Spirama

 

Strongylosia

One species native to southern Africa: Strongylosia semiflava*

 

Tachosa

One species native to southern Africa: Tachosa acronyctoides*

 

Tathorhynchus

 

Tatorinia

One species native to southern Africa: Tatorinia fumipennis

 

Taveta

One species native to southern Africa: Taveta eucosmia

 

Tavia

 

Taviodes

One species native to southern Africa: Taviodes subjecta

 

Tephrialia

One species native to southern Africa: Tephrialia vausema

 

Thyas

 

Tolna

 

Tolpia

One species native to southern Africa: Tolpia suffuscalis  

 

Trichopalpina

One species native to southern Africa: Trichopalpina zethesia

 

Trigonodes

One species native to southern Africa: Trigonodes hyppasia*

 

Trisulana

Two species: Trisulana berenice and Trisulana senex*

 

Tytroca

Two species: Tytroca leucoptera* and Tytroca metaxantha

 

Ugia

 

Ulotrichopus

 

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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