Family: Tineidae

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Subfamilies native to southern Africa

List from Vári et al. (2002).

Dryadaulinae

One genus and one species: Dryadaula zygodes

 
Erechthiinae
One genus and one species native to southern Africa: Erechthias glossophora
 

Hapsiferinae

8 Genera and 20 species native to southern Africa

 

Hieroxestinae

5 Genera and 47 species nati ve to soouthern Africa

 

Meessiinae

One Genus and one Species native to southern Africa: Tenaga nigripunctella

 

Myrmecozelinae

11 Genera and 35 species native to southern Africa.

 

Nemapogoninae

One genus and one species native to southern Africa: Nemapogon granella

 

Perissomasticinae

7 Genera and 44 species native to southern Africa

 

Scardiinae

Two genera and two species native to southern Africa

 

Setomorphinae

Two genera and two species native to southern Africa

 

Siloscinae

Two genera and two species native to southern Africa

 

Tineinae

19 Genera and 58 species native to southern Africa

 

Unatributed to a subfamily

 

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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