List of moths of Kenya

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Location of Kenya

There are about 2,100 known moth species of Kenya. The moths (mostly nocturnal) and butterflies (mostly diurnal) together make up the taxonomic order Lepidoptera.

This is a list of moth species which have been recorded in Kenya.

Alucitidae[edit]

Anomoeotidae[edit]

Arctiidae[edit]

Autostichidae[edit]

Bombycidae[edit]

Brahmaeidae[edit]

Carposinidae[edit]

Choreutidae[edit]

Coleophoridae[edit]

Copromorphidae[edit]

Cosmopterigidae[edit]

Cossidae[edit]

Crambidae[edit]

Drepanidae[edit]

Elachistidae[edit]

Eupterotidae[edit]

Galacticidae[edit]

Gelechiidae[edit]

Geometridae[edit]

Gracillariidae[edit]

Hepialidae[edit]

Lasiocampidae[edit]

Lecithoceridae[edit]

Lemoniidae[edit]

Limacodidae[edit]

Lymantriidae[edit]

Lyonetiidae[edit]

Metarbelidae[edit]

Nepticulidae[edit]

Noctuidae[edit]

Nolidae[edit]

Notodontidae[edit]

Oecophoridae[edit]

Plutellidae[edit]

Psychidae[edit]

Pterophoridae[edit]

Pyralidae[edit]

Saturniidae[edit]

Sesiidae[edit]

Sphingidae[edit]

Thyrididae[edit]

Tineidae[edit]

Tischeriidae[edit]

Tortricidae[edit]

Uraniidae[edit]

Xyloryctidae[edit]

Zygaenidae[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • De Prins, J. & De Prins, W. (2017). "Afromoths, online database of Afrotropical moth species (Lepidoptera)". Afromoths.