Eswatini's Biodiversity Explorer

Moths (excluding Butterflies)

Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Insecta, Order: Lepidoptera

Families, Subfamilies and Tribles arranged alphabetically, grouped by Superfamily, macrolepidoptera followed by microlepidoptera

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Moths - Macrolepidoptera

Bombycoidea

Eupterotidae: Janinae

Monkey moths

Drepanoidea

Drepanidae: Drepaninae

(Not yet illustrated)

Drepanidae: Thyatirinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Geometroidea

Geometridae: Ennominae

Geometer Moths

Geometridae: Ennominae: Eutoeini

(Not yet illustrated)

Geometer Moths

Geometridae: Ennominae: Gnophini

(Not yet illustrated)

Geometer Moths

Geometridae: Ennominae: Lithinini

(Not yet illustrated)

Geometer Moths

Geometridae: Geometrinae

Geometer Moths

Geometridae: Larentiinae

Geometer moths

Geometridae: Larentiinae: Asthenini

(Not yet illustrated)

Geometer moths

Geometridae: Larentiinae: Larentiini

(Not yet illustrated)

Geometer moths

Geometridae: Sterrhinae

Geometer Moths

Uraniidae: Epipleminae

Uranus moths

Lasiocampoidea

Noctuoidea

Erebidae: Calpinae

Piercing Moths

Erebidae: Erebinae: Audeini

Underwing Moths

Erebidae: Erebinae: Erebini

Underwing Moths

Erebidae: Herminiinae

Snout Moths

Erebidae: Hypeninae

Snout Moths

Erebidae: Lymantriinae

Tussock Moths

Noctuidae: Acontiinae

Owlet Moths

Noctuidae: Blenininae

Owlet Moths

Noctuidae: Condicinae

Owlet Moths

Noctuidae: Hadeninae

Owlet Moths

Noctuidae: Plusiinae: Abrostolini

(Not yet illustrated)

Owlet Moths

Noctuidae: Stictopterinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Owlet Moths

Noctuidae: Thiacidinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Owlet Moths

Noctuidae: Xyleninae

Owlet Moths

Nolidae: Eariadinae

Tuft Moths

Nolidae: Nolinae

Tuft Moths

Nolidae: Westermanniinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Owlet Moths

Notodontidae: Ptilodontidae

(Not yet illustrated)

Puss moths

Notodontidae: Pygaerinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Puss moths

Notodontidae: Scranciinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Puss moths

Notodontidae: Thaumetopoeinae

Processionary Moths

Moths - Microlepidoptera

Adeloidea

Adelidae: Nematopogoninae

Longhorn Moths

Alucitoidea

Alucitidae

Many-plumed Moths

Cossoidea

Brachodidae: Brachodinae
(Not yet illustrated)

Little Bear Moths

Brachodidae: Phycodinae
(Not yet illustrated)

Little Bear Moths

Cossidae: Cossinae

Goat moths

Sesiidae: Sesiinae: Sesiini

(Not yet illustrated)

Clearwing Moths

Sesiidae: Sesiinae: Synanthedonini

(Not yet illustrated)

Clearwing Moths

Gelechioidea

Cosmopterigidae: Cosmopteriginae

(Not yet illustrated)

Cosmet moths

Depressariidae: Ethmiinae

Grass-miner Moths

Gelechiidae: Dichomeridinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Twirler Moths

Gelechiidae: Gelechiinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Gracillarioidea

Gracillariidae: Phyllocnistinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Leaf Miners

Hepialoidea

Hepialidae:

Ghost Moths

Hyblaeoidea

Hyblaeidae:

(Not yet illustrated)

Teak Moths

Prodidactidae:

(Not yet illustrated)

Pterophoroidea

Pterophoridae: Agdistinae

(Not yet illustrated)

Plume Moths

Pyraloidea

Crambidae: Crambinae

Grass Moths

Crambidae: Odontiinae

Grass Moths

Pyralidae: Phycitinae

Snout Moths

Pyralidae: Pyralinae

Snout Moths

Thyridoidea

Thyrididae: Charideinae

Picture-winged Leaf Moths

Tineoidea

Tortricoidea

Tortricidae: Olethreutinae

Leafroller Moths

Yponomeutoidea

Plutellidae:

Diamondback Moths

Zygaenoidea

Lacturidae

Tropical Burnet Moths

Limacodidae: Chrysopolominae

(Not yet illustrated)

Slug Moths