Subfamily: Psychinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Bacotia

One species native to southern Africa: Bacotia trimenii

 

Barbaroscardia

 

Bythogenes

One species native to southern Africa: Bythogenes atechna

 

Cathalistis

One species native to southern Africa: Cathalistis orinephela

 

Commotrias

One species native to southern Africa: Commotrias eucolapta

 

Cryptothelea 

One species native to southern Africa: Cryptothelea zelleri

 

Ctenocompa

 

Dissoctena

One species native to southern Africa: Dissoctena affinis

 

Epaleura

One species native to southern Africa: Epaleura salaria

 

Epichnopterix

One species native to southern Africa: Epichnopterix transvalica

 

Gymnelema

 

Lasioctena

One species native to southern Africa: Lasioctena sisyraea

 

Lithopleurota

One species native to southern Africa: Lithopleurota monachopis

 

Lytrophila

 

Mallobathra

One species native to southern Africa: Mallobathra zophaula

 

Mesopherna

One species native to southern Africa: Mesopherna incultella

 

Patromasia

One species native to southern Africa: Patromasia petroglypta

 

Penestoglossa

 

Picrospora

 

Psyche

 

Sapheneutis

 

Sclerophricta

One species native to southern Africa: Sclerophricta tyreuta

 

Sematocera

One species native to southern Africa: Sematocera  fuliginipuncta

 

Thranitica

One species native to southern Africa: Thranitica hemicopa

 

Trichocossus

 

Zelomora

One species native to southern Africa: Zelomora phlyctidota

 

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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