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Saturniidae

The Saturniidae include about 1300 species. The family is of worldwide distribution with most species occurring in the New World tropics and includes some of the largest moths (Scoble 1992: 320).
Identification: Buszko & Sliwinski 1978, de Freina & Witt 1987, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1960, Hoffmeyer 1974, Koch 1964, Skinner 1984.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 3.


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
Aglia tau (Linnaeus, 1758)    
Saturnia pavonia (Linnaeus, 1758)
= carpini ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Saturnia pyri ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)              

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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