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Ethmiidae

A small family which is often treated as a subfamily of Oecophoridae, with about 250 described species, mainly in the genus Ethmia. The group is cosmopolitan with its greatest diversity in the northern Neotropical region (Scoble 1992: 243).
Identification: Buszko 1978, Friese 1973, Palm 1989, Sattler 1967, 2002, Zagulyaev 1990b.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 5.


WV = West-Vlaanderen LI = Limburg NA = Namur
OV = Oost-Vlaanderen BR = Brabant LG = Liège
AN = Antwerpen HA = Hainaut LX = Luxembourg
= before 1980 = 1980 – 2004 = after 2004
Species WV OV AN LI BR HA NA LG LX
Ethmia bipunctella (Fabricius, 1775)
= echiella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Ethmia chrysopyga (Zeller, 1844)                
Ethmia dodecea (Haworth, 1828)
= decemguttella (Hübner, 1810), nec (Fabricius, 1794)
      L    
Ethmia quadrillella (Goeze, 1783)
= funerella (Fabricius, 1787)
Ethmia terminella T. Fletcher, 1938
= sexpunctella (Hübner, 1810), nec (Fabricius, 1794)
       

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