Subfamily: Bunaeini

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Athletes

Two species: Athletes gigas and Athletes semialba

 

Aurivillius

One species native to southern Africa: Aurivillius fuscus

 

Bunaea

One species native to southern Africa: Bunaea alcinoe

 

Bunaeopsis

 

Cinabra

 

Gynanisa

Two species: Gynanisa ata and Gynanisa maja

 

Heniocha

 

Imbrasia

 

Lobobunaea

Lobobunaea angasana Lobobunaea phaedusa

 

Melanocera

Two species: Melanocera dargei and Melanocera menippe*

 

Pseudobunaea

 

Rohaniella

One species native to southern Africa: Rohaniella pygmaea*

 

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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