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Lymantriidae

The family includes about 2700 described species of which most occur in the Old World tropics (Scoble 1992: 332).
Identification: Buszko & Sliwinski 1980, de Freina & Witt 1987, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1960, Hoffmeyer 1974, Koch 1964, Kozhantshikov 1950, Skinner 1984.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 12.


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
Arctornis l-nigrum (O. F. Müller, 1764)
= v-nigrum (Fabricius, 1775)
       
Calliteara fascelina (Linnaeus, 1758)
Calliteara pudibunda (Linnaeus, 1758)
Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Linnaeus, 1758)
= phaeorrhoea (Haworth, 1803)
Euproctis similis (Fuessly, 1775)
= auriflua ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Laelia coenosa (Hübner, 1808)
               
Leucoma salicis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus, 1758)
Lymantria monacha (Linnaeus, 1758)
Orgyia antiqua (Linnaeus, 1758)
= gonostigma (Scopoli, 1763)
Orgyia antiquoides (Hübner, 1822)
= ericae Germar, 1924
           L
Orgyia recens (Hübner, 1819)
= gonostigma sensu auct., nec (Scopoli, 1763)
   

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