Family: Noctuidae (owl moths, owlets, etc.)

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Subfamilies native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Acontiinae

52 Genera and 261 species native to southern Africa

 

Acronictinae

4 Genera and 7 species native to southern Africa

 

Agaristinae

19 Genera and 33 species nativa to southern Africa

 

Amphipyrinae

91 Genera and 324 species native to southern Africa

 

Arcriidae

6 Genera and 12 species

 

Bryophilinae

1 Genus and 3 species native to southern Africa: Cryphia

 

Catocalinae (incl.Ophiderinae)

156 Genera and 463 species native to southern Africa

Achaea echo

Chloephorinae

16 Genera and 48 species native to southern Africa

 

Cuculliinae

16 Genera and 50 species native to

 

Euteliinae

7 Genera and 34 species native to southern Africa

 

Hadeninae

25 Genera and 92 species native to southern Africa

 

Heliothinae

6 Genera and 29 species native to southern Africa

 

Hypeninae 

10 Genera and 46 species native to southern Africa

Rhynchina tinctalis

Noctuinae

15 Genera and 68 species native to southern Africa

 

Nolinae

7 Genera and 37 species native to southern Africa

 

Plusiinae

10 Genera and 60 species native to southern Africa

 

Rivulinae

1 Genus and 3 species: Rivula

 

Sarrothripinae

14 Genera and 32 species native to southern Africa

 

Stictopterinae

3 Genera and 6 species native to southern Africa

 

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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