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Limacodidae

Limacodidae mainly occur in the tropics, but the family is represented in all the zoogeographical regions. About 1000 species have been described (Scoble 1992: 268).
Identification: Dabrowski 1965, De Freina & Witt 1990, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1960, Koch 1964, Skinner 1984, 1985, Sukhareva 1989b.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 2.


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
Apoda limacodes (Hufnagel, 1766)
= avellana sensu auct., nec (Linnaeus, 1758)
= testudo ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Heterogenea asella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)   L

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