Tiquadra etiennei is a moth of the family Tineidae. It is endemic to Réunion island in the Indian Ocean.
Réunion is an island in the Indian Ocean that is an overseas department and region of France. It is located approximately 950 km (590 mi) east of the island of Madagascar and 175 km (109 mi) southwest of the island of Mauritius. As of January 2022, it had a population of 868,846.
The Mascarene paradise flycatcher is a species of bird in the monarch-flycatcher family Monarchidae. It is endemic to the Mascarene islands of Mauritius and Réunion. There are two subspecies recognized: the nominate subspecies from Réunion, also known as the Réunion paradise flycatcher; and T. b. desolata from Mauritius. The Mascarene paradise flycatcher was originally described in the genus Muscicapa and the subspecies T. b. desolata was originally described as a separate species.
Cryptoblabes gnidiella, the honeydew moth or Christmasberry moth, is a moth of the family Pyralidae. It is natively found around the Mediterranean Sea but occurs also in Africa, the Oriental & Australasian region and is an introduced species in South America and Middle America.
Several extinct species have been postulated, but owing to a lack of evidence they can only be regarded as hypothetical potentially extinct species. They have caused confusion, as they may have been a separate species, a subspecies, an introduced species or a misidentification.
Cnaphalocrocis poeyalis, the lesser rice-leafroller, is a species of moth of the family Crambidae described by Jean Baptiste Boisduval in 1833. They can be found from Africa to the Pacific region, including Australia, Réunion, India, Fiji, Hong Kong and French Polynesia.
Stenochora is a genus of moths of the family Crambidae. It contains only one species, Stenochora lancinalis, the lanced pearl, which is found in southern and south-eastern Africa and the African islands of the Indian Ocean. The range includes Botswana, the Comoros, the Democratic Republic of Congo, La Réunion, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles (Aldabra), South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Dysgonia torrida, the jigsaw, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Achille Guenée in 1852. It is found from the tropical and subtropical areas of Africa to Spain, southern Italy, Greece, Syria, Israel, Iran, Uzbekistan towards India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar.
Utetheisa lotrix, the salt-and-pepper moth or crotalaria moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Pieter Cramer in 1777. It is found in most of the Old World tropics.
Praeacedes is a monotypic moth genus in the family Tineidae first described by Hans Georg Amsel in 1954. Its only species, Praeacedes atomosella, was first described by Francis Walker in 1863. It has a wide range and has been recorded from Europe, Australia, Hawaii, India, Malaysia, Solomon Islands, Easter Island, Mauritius, Madagascar, Réunion, South America and North America. The species has commonly been misidentified in various parts of the world.
Aristaea onychota is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is known from Nigeria, Réunion, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa and Zambia.
Choreutis aegyptiaca is a species of moth of the family Choreutidae. It is found in the India, Nepal, Israel, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Egypt, La Réunion, Nepal, Oman, Uganda, Namibia and South Africa.
Poliobotys is a monotypic moth genus of the family Crambidae described by Jay C. Shaffer and Eugene G. Munroe in 2007. Its single species, Poliobotys ablactalis, was described by Francis Walker in 1859. It occurs throughout South-east Asia, including Réunion, Australia, Hong Kong and Africa.
Pingasa hypoleucaria is a species of moth of the family Geometridae first described by Achille Guenée in 1862. It is found on Réunion and Mauritius.
Gymnoscelis rubricata is a moth of the family Geometridae. It was described by Joseph de Joannis in 1932. This moth is endemic to Mauritius and Réunion, where it is widespread at low and medium elevations. The wingspan is approximately 15–18 millimetres (0.59–0.71 in).
Protaphreutis borboniella is a moth of the family Tineidae. It is found on Réunion, Madagascar and Mauritius.
Scopula caesaria is a moth of the family Geometridae. It has a wide range, including the Comoros, Mayotte, La Réunion, Madagascar and in Mauritius, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Gambia, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, New Guinea, Taiwan, Japan and Australia (Queensland).
Eilema squalida is a moth of the subfamily Arctiinae first described by Achille Guenée in 1862. It is found in Mauritius and Réunion, both in the Indian Ocean.
Patania balteata is a moth of the family Crambidae. It was described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1798. It is found across southern Europe, Africa and Asia, including Japan, Korea, Réunion, Madagascar, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Ukraine, as well as New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. There is also an old record from Hawaii.