Subfamily: Chloephorinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Acripia 

 

Aiteta

Two species: Aiteta thermistis and Aiteta veluta

 

Arcyophora

 

Chlorozada

Two species: Chlorozada metaleuca and Chlorozada verna*

 

Earias

 

Goniocalpe

Two species: Goniocalpe heteromorpha and Goniocalpe sericealis*

 

Leocyma

One species native to southern Africa: Leocyma appollinis* 

 

Lophocrama

One species native to southern Africa: Lophocrama phoenicochlora

 

Maurilia

One species native to southern Africa: Maurilia arcuata

 

Neaxestis

 

Negeta

 

Odontestis

Two species: Odontestis fuscicona and Odontestis striata 

 

Paraxestis

One species native to southern Africa: Paraxestis rufescens*

 

Periplusia

One species native to southern Africa: Periplusia cinerascens

 

Westermannia

 

Xanthodes

Two species: Xanthodes albago and Xanthodes graellsii

 

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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