Subfamily: Phycitinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Abachausia

One species native to southern Africa: Abachausia grisea

 

Abrephia

One species native to southern Africa: Abrephia incongruella

 

Acrobasis

 

Afromyelois

One species native to southern Africa: Afromyelois communis

 

Afromylea

One species native to southern Africa: Afromylea natalica

 

Afropsipyla

 

Alispoides

One species native to southern Africa: Alispoides vermiculella

 

Ambetilia

One species native to southern Africa: Ambetilia crucifera

 

Anagasta

One species native to southern Africa: Anagasta kuehniella

 

Ancylosis

 

Anerastia

One species native to southern Africa: Anerastia flaveolella  

 

Apomyelois 

One species native to southern Africa: Apomyelois bicolorata

 

Arsissa

One species native to southern Africa: Arsissa transvaalica

 

Aspithroides

One species native to southern Africa: Aspithroides minuta

 

Audeoudia

One species native to southern Africa: Audeoudia grisella

 

Azanicola

One species native to southern Africa: Azanicola adspersa

 

Bahiria

 

Biafra 

 

Cabotella

One species native to southern Africa: Cabotella inconspicua 

 

Cactoblastis

One species, introduced to southern Africa for the control of cactus weeds: Cactoblastis cactorum

Calamotropodes

One species native to southern Africa: Calamotropodes prisella

 

Candiope

One species native to southern Africa: Candiope joannisella

 

Candiopella

One species native to southern Africa:  Candiopella dukei   

 

Cantheleamima

One species native to southern Africa: Cantheleamima excise

 

Caustella

One species native to southern Africa: Caustella phoenicias

 

Ceuthelea

One species native to southern Africa: Ceuthelea umtalensis

 

Ceutholopha

One species native to southern Africa: Ceutholopha isidis

 

Commotria

 

Cryptoblabes

One species native to southern Africa: Cryptoblabes gnidiella

 

Cunibertoides  

One species native to southern Africa: Cunibertoides nigripatagiata

 

Didia

One species native to southern Africa: Didia subramosella

 

Discofrontia

One species native to southern Africa: Discofrontia normella    

 

Ditrachyptera

One species native to southern Africa: Ditrachyptera verruciferella

 

Dysphylia

One species native to southern Africa: Dysphylia viridella

 

Ectomyelois

One species native to southern Africa :Ectomyelois ceratoniae

 

Elegia

One species native to southern Africa: Elegia inconspicuella

 

Eleusina

One species native to southern Africa: Eleusina homoeosomella

 

Ematheudes

 

Emmalocera

 

Emporia

One species native to southern Africa: Emporia melanobasis

 

Encryphodes

One species native to southern Africa: Encryphodes ethiopella

 

Endolasia  

One species native to southern Africa: Endolasia transvaalica

 

Ephestia

One species native to sputhern Africa: Ephestia elutella

 

Epicrocis

 

Etiella

One species native to southern Africa: Etiella zinckenella

 

Eucarphia

 

Eulophota

 

Eurhodope

 

Euzophera

 

Euzopherodes

One species native to southern Africa: Euzopherodes capicola

 

Faveria

 

Flabellobasis

 

Gaana

 

Getulia  

 

Hannemanneia

One species native to southern Africa: Hannemanneia tacapella

 

Heterochrosis

One species native to southern Africa: Heterochrosis oligochrodes

 

Hobohmia

One species native to southern Africa: Hobohmia paradoxa

 

Homoeosoma  

 

Hosidia

One species native to southern Africa: Hosidia ochrineurella

 

Hydaspia  

One species native to southern Africa: Hydaspia dorsipunctella

 

Hypargyria

 

Hypsipyla

One species native to southern Africa: Hypsipyla robusta

 

Hypsotropa

 

Joannisia

 

Laetilia

One species native to southern Africa: Laetilia hebraica

 

Laodamia

 

Leviantenna

One species native to southern Africa: Leviantenna ferox     

 

Macrovalva

One species native to southern Africa: Macrovalva quadrielevata

 

Megasis

One species native to southern Africa: Megasis barrettae

 

Melanastia

One species native to southern Africa: Melanastia bicolor

 

Mesodiphlebia

One species native to southern Africa: Mesodiphlebia rhodesiana

 

Metacrateria

One species native to southern Africa: Metacrateria perirrorella

 

Metoecis

One species native to southern Africa: Metoecis carnifex

 

Miliberta

One species native to southern Africa: Miliberta gnathilata

 

Mussidia

 

Myelodes

 

Namibicola

 

Namibiopsis

One species native to southern Africa: Namibiopsis punctata

 

Navasota

One species native to southern Africa: Navasota leuconeurella

 

Nephopterix

 

Nonphycita

One species native to southern Africa: Nonphycita lineate

 

Nyctegretis

 

Oligochroides

One species native to southern Africa: Oligochroides nigritella

 

Oncocera

 

Ortholepis

 

Oxybia

One species native to southern Africa: Oxybia transversella

 

Paralaodamia

 

Parematheudes

 

Pempelia

 

Phycita

 

Phycitophila

One species native to southern Africa: Phycitophila obscurita

 

Phycitopsis

One species native to southern Africa: Phycitopsis insulate

 

Piesmopoda

One species native to southern Africa: Piesmopoda notandella
 

Pima

 

Plagoa

 

Plodia

One species native to southern Africa: Plodia interpunctella

 

Pogononeura

One species native to southern Africa: Pogononeura hirticostella

 

Pogonotropha

One species native to southern Africa: Pogonotropha wahlbergi

 

Polyocha

 

Pretoria

 

Proancylosis

One species native to southern Africa: Proancylosis argenticostata

 

Prophtasia

 

Pseudogetulia

One species native to southern Africa: Pseudogetulia luminosa

 

Pseudographis

 

Psorosa

 

Pylamorpha

 

Quasiexuperius

One species native to southern Africa: Quasiexuperius rhodesianus 

 

Ramosignathos

One species native to southern Africa: Ramosignathos inconspicuella

 

Raphimetopus

One species native to southern Africa: Raphimetopus ablutellus

 

Rhinaphe

 

Rhodochrysa

One species native to southern Africa: Rhodochrysa superbella

 

Saluria

 

Samaria

 

Sematoneura

One species native to southern Africa: Sematoneura africana

 

Shebania

 

Spatulipalpia

One species native to southern Africa: Spatulipalpia monstrosa

 

Statina

One species native to southern Africa: Statina albivenella
 

Staudingeria

 

Synoria

One species native to southern Africa: Synoria euglyphella

 

Thylacoptila

One species native to southern Africa: Thylacoptila paurosema

 

Trachypteryx

 

Tucumania

One species native to southern Africa: Tucumania tapiacola

 

Ulophora

One species native to southern Africa: Ulophora flavinia

 

Urbania

One species native to species Africa: Urbania lophopterella

 

Veldticola

 

Zophodia

 

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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