Subfamily: Saturniinae

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Genera native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Antistathmoptera

One species native to southern Africa: Antistathmoptera daltonae*  

 

Pselaphelia

One species native to southern Africa: Pselaphelia flavivitta

 

Pseudaphelia

One species native to southern Africa: Pseudaphelia apollinaris*

 

Tagoropsis

Two species: Tagoropsis flavinata and Tagoropsis hanningtoni

 

Urota

One species native to southern Africa: Urota sinope*

 

Usta

Two species: Usta terpsichore and Usta wallengrenii*

 

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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