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Malolotja's Invertebrates
Malolotja's Fauna

Malolotja Nature Reserve

Moths Checklist

Status:
C = common throughout
LC = locally common
S = scarce (only a few specimens taken)
R = rare (only one or two specimens ever taken)

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AGARISTIDAE
Aegoceropsis fervida
Brephos festiva
Heraclia africana
Ovios capensis

ARCTIIDAE
Acanthartia latifasciata
Aglossosia flavimarginata
Alytarchia amanda
Amerila affinis
Amerila lupia
Amphicallia bellatrix
Digama strabonis
Eilema bipuncta
Eilema gracilipennis
Eilema leia
Estigmene dissimilis
Estigmene multivittata
Eucraegra arculifera
Eyralpenus testacea
Grammarctia bilinea
Lepista pandula
Lexis bipunctigera
Lithosia natara
Ochrota bipuncta
Onychipodia flavithorax
Phryganopsis asperatella
Psephea speciosa
Rhodogastria amasis
Saenura flava
Secusio pulverata
Secusio pustularia
Siccia caffra
Sommeria culta
Sozuza scutellata
Spilosoma lutescens
Tigroides quadrinotata
Utetheisa pulchella

CHRYSOPOLOMIDAE
Hamartia medora

COSSIDAE
Azygophleps inclusa
Oreocossus kilimanjarensis
Xylocossus capensis

ETHMIIDAE
Ethmia sabiella

EUPTEROTIDAE
Jana tantalus
Phiala dasypoda
Phiala marshalli
Phyllalia patens
Poloma angulata
Poloma castanea
Striphnopteryx edulis
Tissanga pretoriae

HEPTIALIDAE
Gorgopsis fuscalis
Gorgopsis inornata
Gorgopsis libania

HYBLAEIDAE
Hyblaea fontainei

LASIOCAMPIDAE
Bombycomorpha bifasciata
Bombycomorpha pallida
Bombycopsis indecora
Braura truncata
Craspia marshalli
Lipoxais peraffinis
Pachypasa obscura
Philotherma rosa
Streblote aculeata

LIMACODIDAE
Crothaema schoutedeni
Latoia latistriga
Latoia vivida
Neogavara imitans
Neomocena convergens
Pantoctena gemmans

LYMANTRIIDAE
Aroa discalis
Bicellulophora argentea
Bracharoa quadripunctata
Creagra liturata
Crorema adspersa
Euproctis bicolor
Euproctis dewitzi
Euproctis terminalis
Knappetra fasciata
Lacipa nobilis
Laelia curvivirgata
Laelia daphne
Laelia fracta
Laelia pyrosoma
Morasa modesta
Naroma varipes
Psalis africana

NOTODONTIDAE
Acrasiella curvilinea
Antheua anodonta
Antheua aurifodinae
Antheua marpissa
Antheua ornata
Antheua simplex
Antheua woerdeni
Atrasana postica
Clostera lentisignata
Desmeocraera griseoviridis
Desmeocraera platti
Hamsonita esmeralda
Pararethona hierax
Polienus capillatus
Pseudorethona albicans
Rhenea mediata
Sarimarais bicolor

SATURNIIDAE
Aurivillius aratus
Bunaea alcinoe
Gynanisa maja
Heniocha dyops
Holocerina smilax
Imbrasia cythrea
Imbrasia wahlbergi
Lobobunaea angasana
Ludia goniata
Pseudobunaea irius
Usta terpsichore

SESIIDAE
Monopetalotaxis candescens

SPHINGIDAE
Acherontia atropos
Agrius convolvuli
Basiotha charis
Basiotha medea
Basiotha schenki
Cephonodoes hylas virescens
Coelonia mauritii
Daphnis nerii
Euchloron magaera
Hippotion celerio
Hippotion osiris
Hyles lineata livornica
Macroglossum trochilus
Nephele accentifera
Nephele argentifera
Nephele comma
Nephele comma derasa
Odontosida pusilla
Pseudoclanis postica
Sphingaepiopsis nana
Temnora elegans polia
Temnora fumosa
Temnora plagiata
Temnora pseudopylas
Temnora pylas
Theretra cajus
Theretra capensis

THYRETIDAE
Apisa canescens
Automolis lateritia
Automolis meteus
Automolis rufescens
Cacosoma gnatula
Pseudonaclia puella
Syntomis kuhlweni

YPONOMEUTIDAE
Yponomeuta glaphyropis
Yponomeuta strigillata

ZYGAENIDAE
Arniocera erythropyga

DREPANIDAE
Epicampoptera notialis

EPIPLEMIDAE
Dirades theclata
Epiplema anomala
Epiplema pulveralis
Epiplema tristis
Epiplema sp.
Hypoplema fumella
Leucoplema dohertyi
Pseudodirades lacte

GEOMETRIDAE
Acollesis fraudulenta
Acolleasis terminata
Acrasia crinita
Anacleora extremaria
Aphilopota interpellans
Aphilopota patulata
Aphilopota semiusta
Aphilopota subalbata
Argyrophora trofonia
Ascotis reciprocaria
Aspilatopsis admiranda
Aspilatopsis antennaria
Aspilatopsis gloriola
Aspilatopsis orthobates
Aspitates illipidata
Asthenotricha inutilis
Boarmia ectropodes
Cabera strigata
Chlorissa attenuata
Chlorissa stibolepida
Chloroclystis consocer
Chloroclystis gymnoscelides
Chloroclystis jansei
Chloroclystis lita
Chloroclystis muscosa
Chlorocoma didita
Cleora betularia
Cleora cancer
Cleora flavivenata
Cleora herbuloti phaea
Cleora munda
Cleora nigrisparsalis
Cleora tulbaghata
Coleocleora diversaria
Coleocleora sp.
Collix foraminata
Comibaena leucospilata
Comostolopsis stillata
Conolophia consictaria
Derrioides hypenissa
Disclisioprocta natalata
Discomiosis arciocentra
Dolosis illacerata
Drepanogynis arcuifera
Drepanogynis chromatina
Drepanogynis devia
Drepanogynis epione
Drepanogynis mixtaria
Drepanogynis tripartita
Ectropis delosaria
Epicosymbia dentisignata
Epigynopteryx maeviaria
Eupagia determinata
Eupithecia festiva
Eupithecia gradilinea
Eupithecia ijnfelix
Eupithecia nigribasis
Eupithecia perigrapta
Eupithecia rubiginifera
Eupithecia subcanipars
Eurythecodes omatoclesis
Gonanticlea meridionata
Haplolabia coequata
Haplolabia inequata
Heterorachis devocata
Heterostegane rectistriga
Horisme minuata
Horisme obscurata
Idaea basicostalis
Idaea umbricosta
Laurentia bitrita
Ligdia batesii
Ligdia pectinicornis
Lophorrhachia rubricorpus
Macaria streniata
Macaria abnormata
Macaria assimilis
Macaria brongusaria
Macaria johnstoni
Macaria multistigata
Macaria nobilitata
Macaria normata
Macaria procidata
Macaria simplicilinea
Macaria sororcula
Macaria trizonaria
Macaria umbrata
Mauna ardescens
Mauna ava
Mauna perquisita
Mauna pictifimbria
Melanthia ustiplaga
Menophra obtusata
Microligia dolosa
Microligia luteitincta
Mimoclystia explanata
Mimoclystia pudicata
Mixocera albistrigata
Neromia clavicornis
Nopia saxaria
Oaracta neophronia
Oedicentra albipennis
Omizodes ocellata
Omphalucha maturnaria
Omphax bacoti
Omphax plantaria
Orthonama obstipata
Paleonyssia trisecta
Paraclipsis punctata
Paraprasina discolor
Perizoma epipercna
Petrodava leucicolor
Petrodava madecassaria
Piercia bryophilaria
Piercia cidariata
Piercia dryas
Piercia nimipunctata
Piercia olivata
Piercia prasinaria
Piercia smaragdinata
Piercia spatiosata
Pingasa distensaria
Polystroma subspissata
Prasinocyma immaculata
Prasinocyma inversicaulis
Prasinocyma scissa
Psudomaenas oncodogramma
Psilocera immitata
Psilocerea pulverosa
Psilocladia obliquata
Rhadinomphax divincta
Rhodometria sacraria
Scopula acentra
Scopula caesaria
Scopula internata
Scopula lubricata
Scopula minorata
Scopula natalica
Scopula nemorivagata
Scopula nigrinotata
Scopula opperta
Scopula pertinax
Scopula punctilineata
Scopula quadrifasciata
Scopula serena
Scopula sinaria
Scopula spoliata
Scopula sublobata
Scotopteryx cryptocycla
Scotopteryx nictictaria
Tephrina catalaunaria
Tephrina deerraria
Tephrina exospilata
Tephrina inconspicuaria
Tephrina supergressa
Thalassodes quadraria
Traminda neptunaria
Traminda vividaria
Xanthorhoe exorista
Xanthorhoe mimica
Xanthorhoe poseata
Xenimpia erosa
Xylopteryx arcuata
Xylopteryx prasinaria
Xylopteryx protearia
Zamarada varii
Aethiopsestis austrina
Urapteroides falcifera

NOCTUIDAE
Abrostola brevipennis
Acantholipes rufirena
Acantholipes trimeni
Achaea catella
Achaea echo
Achaea indeterminata
Achaea lienardi
Achaea mercatoria
Achaea praestans
Achaea sordia
Achaea violescens
Acontia caffraria
Acontia citripennis
Acontia guttifera
Acontia zelleri
Acrapex brunnea
Acrapex hemiphlebia
Acripia chloropera
Acripia semiviridis
Acronicta transvalica
Agrotis ipsilon
Agrotis longidentifera
Agrotis segetum
Agrotis spinifera
Amazonides atrisigna
Amazonides interstriata
Amazonides ustula
Amyna natalica
Amyna punctum
Anoba microloba
Anomis leona
Antarchaea subflavalis
Anua finifascia
Anua selanaris
Apspasta dipterigidia
Appana alambica
Appana cinisigma
Appana minor
Aspidofrontia glaucescens
Athetis albipuncta
Athetis collaris
Athetis ignava
Athetis melanomma
Athetis pigra
Audea primulina
Autoba admota
Blenina quadripuncta
Blenina squamifera
Borolia apparata
Borolia cupreata
Borolia phaeochroa
Borolia rhabdophora
Borlia tacuna
Bryophilopsis tarachoides
Busmadis thermesialis
Busseola fusca
Calamia flavirufa
Calesia xanthognatha
Callixena versicolor
Callixena viettei
Callopistria latreilli
Callopistria maillardi
Callopistria yerburii
Callyna monoleuca
Caradrina terebrata
Caranilla angularis
Cardiosace olivescens
Cardiosace triphaeniodes
Celama garbertonensis
Celama melanocelis
Celama tineoides
Chalciope delta
Chasmina tibialis
Chrysodeixis acuta
Chrysodeixis chalcites
Chrysodeixis latiflavaria
Cirphus usta
Corgatha producta
Cosmophila flava
Cosmophila sabulifera
Ctenoplusia fracta
Ctenoplusia limbirena
Ctenoplusia melanocephala
Ctenoplusia phocea
Ctenoplusia polycampta
Cucullia consimilis
Cucullia terensis
Cyligramma latona
Davea hueralis
Dermaleipa rubricata
Diaphone eumela
Disticta atava
Dysgonia derogans
Dysgonia torrida
Earias biplaga
Earias citrina
Earias cuproviridis
Earias insulana
Elygea maturna
Entomogramma pardus
Ericeia inangulata
Ethiopica cupricolor
Eublemma anachoresis
Eublemma apicata
Eublemma baccalix
Eublemma bolinia
Eublemma brachygonia
Eublemma costimacula
Eublemma decroa
Eublemma flavicosta
Eublemma foedosa
Eublemma mesophaea
Eublemma ornatula
Eublemma ragusana
Eublemma rubripuncta
Eublemma sperans
Eulocastra hypotaenia
Eumichtis rubrimxta
Euplexia augens
Euplexia catephioides
Eustrotia bryophilina
Eutamsia consummata
Eutelia adulatrix
Eutelia amatrix
Eutelia blandiatrix
Eutelia gilvicolor
Eutelia polychorda
Eutelia subrubens
Gracilodes caffra
Grammodes bifasciata
Grammodes congenita
Grammodes euclidioides
Gynaephila leucopis
Hadena bulgeri
Hadjina carcaroda
Heliophisma klugei
Heliothis armigera
Heliothis flavescens
Heliothis fuscimacula
Heliothis scuteligera
Heteropalpia cortytoides
Hipoepa fractalis
Hypaena abyssinialis
Hypaena erastrialis
Hypaena fusculalis
Hypaena inconspicua
Hypaena masurialis
Hypaena obliqualis
Hypaena potamistris
Hypaena strigata
Hypocala deflorata
Hypoplexia conjuncta
Hypopyra capensis
Iambia jansei
Iambiodes nyctostola
Ilattia octo
Interdelta mediafricana
Janseodes melanospila
Lacera alope
Leucochlaena trinota
Leumicamia leucosoma
Lithocodia blandula
Lophocyttaria phoenicoxantha
Lophoptera alutacea
Lophotarsia ochroprocta
Lophotidia brunnescens
Lycophotia ecvinacea
Lycophotia melanephra
Lycophotia oliveata
Lycophotia perirrorata
Lyncestis amphix
Marathyssa cuneata
Masalia galatheae
Matopo typica
Maurilia arcuata
Maxera digoniata
Maxera nigriceps
Mentaxya albifrons
Mentaxya atritegulata
Mentaxya ignicollis
Mentaxya rimosa
Metapioplasta insocia
Metasada viettei
Mimasura tripuncta
Mimleucania perstriata
Mocus frugalis
Mocus mayeri
Mocus mutuaria
Mythimnia phaea
Neaxestis rhoda
Neostictis nigricostata
Nola leucalea
Ochrocalma xanthia
Oligia ambigua
Oligia confusa
Olybama uliginosalis
Ophiusa dianaris
Ophiusa tirhaca
Ophiusa violescens
Ophiusa wahlbergi
Oraesia provocans
Othreis fullonia
Ozarba accinta
Ozarba albimarginata
Ozarba bipartita
Ozarba corniculans
Ozarba cryptochrysa
Ozarba hemiochra
Ozarba hemipolia
Ozarba hypoxantha
Ozarba isocampta
Ozarba madanda
Ozarba perplexa
Ozarba semipurpurea
Pantydia scissa
Pardasena virgulana
Paroruza subductata
Pericyma atrifusca
Perigea capensis
Phalerodes cauta
Phlegetonia catephioides
Phytometra opsiphora
Phytometra sacraria
Phytometra silona
Plecoptera annexa
Plecopterodes moderata
Plusiodonta natalensis
Polia consanguis
Polia cuperscens
Polia fuscirufa
Polia nr furvilinea
Polia speyeri
Prodotis exclusiva
Prodotis stolida
Pseudomicrodes mediorufa
Pseudozarba opella
Radara subcupralis
Ramesodes divisa
Remigia conveniens
Rhanidophora cinctigutta
Rhanidophora phedonia
Rhesala imparata
Rhesalides natalensis
Senta sarca
Serrodes partita
Sphingomorpha chlorea
Spodoptera abyssinia
Spodoptera apertura
Spodoptera excisa
Spodoptera exempta
Spodoptera exigua
Spodoptera littoralis
Spodoptera triturata
Stenopis subdivisa
Stenopterygia subcurva
Syngatha purpurescens
Syngrapha circumflexa
Tathorrhynchus exsiccata
Tathorrhynchus plubea
Taviodes subjecta
Tegiapa larentiodes
Tetrachme truncataria
Thria robusta
Trachea breviuscula
Tracheplexia lucia
Trichoplusia angulum
Trichoplusia exquisita
Trichoplusia indicator
Trichoplusia molybdina
Trichoplusia ni
Trichoplusia orichalcea
Trichoplusia violescens
Trichoplusia vittata
Trichopolydesma collutrix
Trigonodes hyppasia
Tumidifrontia castaneotincta
Tycomarptes inferior
Ugia amaponda
Ulotrichopus tinctipennis
Veitteania torrentium
Westermania convergens
Xanthodes albago
Xylomaina natalensis
Zalaca snelleni

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