Nkandla (genus)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Genus: Nkandla
Razowski & J.W. Brown, 2009

Nkandla is a genus of moths belonging to the subfamily Tortricinae of the family Tortricidae.



The genus name refers to Nkandla, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, the collecting locality of some of the specimens.

See also[edit]


  • Razowski, J. & J.W. Brown, 2009: Records of Tortricidae from the Afrotropical Region, with descriptions of new taxa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Shilap Revista de Entomologia 37 (147): 371-384.
  • Razowski, J. & M. Krüger, 2013: An illustrated catalogue of the specimens of Tortricidae in the Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Shilap Revista de Lepidopterologia 41 (162): 213-240.