Subfamily: Pterophorinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Adaina

 

Amblyptilia

One species native to southern Africa: Amblyptilia direptalis

 

Cosmoclostis

One species native to southern Africa: Cosmoclostis brachybela

 

Crombrugghia

One species native to southern Africa: Crombrugghia wahlbergi

 

Exelastis

 

Gypsochares

One species native to southern Africa: Gypsochares aulotes

 

Hellinsia

 

Lantanophaga

One species native to southern Africa: Lantanophaga pusillidactyla

 

Macrotinactis

 

Oxyptilus

 

Platyptilia

 

Pselnophorus

 

Pterophorus

 

Sphenarches

 

Stenoptilia

One species native to southern Africa: Stenoptilia longalis

 

Titanoptilus

One species native to southern Africa: Titanoptilus patellatus

 

Trichoptilus

 

 

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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