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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Noctuoidea

Familia: Erebidae
Subfamilia: Arctiinae
Tribus: Arctiini
Subtribus: Spilosomina
Genus: Afroarctia
Species: A. bergeri – A. dargei – A. histrionica – A. kenyana – A. mamfei – A. nebulosa – A. sjostedti

Afroarctia de Toulgoët, 1978

Type species: Spilosoma sjostedti Aurivillius, 1899

Dubatolov, V.V., 2009: Reviewing the African tiger-moth genera: 1. A new genus, two new subgenera and a species list from the expedition to Malawi by V. Kovtunovich & P. Ustjuzhanin in 2008-2009, with further taxonomic notes on South African Arctiinae. Atalanta 40 (1-2): 285–301.
Goodger, D.T. & Watson, A., 1995: The Afrotropical Tiger-Moths. An illustrated catalogue, with generic diagnosis and species distribution, of the Afrotropical Arctiinae (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae): 1–55, Apollo Books Aps.: Stenstrup, Denmark.
Toulgoët, H. de, 1978: Description de nouvelles Arctiides Africaines (Lépidoptères Arctiidae) (3e note). Nouvelle Revue Entomologie 8 (2): 219–230.

Afroarctia is a genus of tiger moths in the family Erebidae. The genus was erected by Hervé de Toulgoët in 1978. The moths occur in the Afrotropics.

Afroarctia bergeri Toulgoët, 1978
Afroarctia dargei (Toulgoët, 1976)
Afroarctia histrionica Toulgoët, 1978
Afroarctia kenyana (Rothschild, 1933)
Afroarctia mamfei Toulgoët, 1978
Afroarctia nebulosa Toulgoët, 1980
Afroarctia sjostedti (Aurivillius, 1899 [1900])

Pitkin, Brian & Jenkins, Paul. "Search results Family: Arctiidae". Butterflies and Moths of the World. Natural History Museum, London.

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