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Sesiidae

The family, of cosmopolitan distribution, comprises about 1000 described species. Most of these occur in the tropics, but many are found in the Holarctic region (Scoble 1992: 260).
Identification: Baker 1985, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1960, Hoffmeyer 1974, Koch 1964, Laštuvka & Laštuvka 1995, Schnaider et al. 1961, Skinner 1984, Spatenka et al. 1993, 1999, Sukhareva 1989d.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 21.


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
Bembecia ichneumoniformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
     
Chamaesphecia empiformis (Esper, 1783)
= muscaeformis (Borkhausen, 1789), nec (Esper, 1783)
           
Chamaesphecia tenthrediniformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
            L
Paranthrene tabaniformis (Rottemburg, 1775)
= asiliformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), nec (Rottemburg, 1775)
Pennisetia hylaeiformis (Laspeyres, 1801)
Pyropteron affinis (Staudinger, 1856)              
Pyropteron chrysidiforme (Esper, 1782)
             
Pyropteron muscaeforme (Esper, 1783) L                
Sesia apiformis (Clerck, 1759)
= crabroniformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Sesia bembeciformis (Hübner, 1806)
= crabroniformis (Lewin, 1797), nec ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
   
Sesia melanocephala Dalman, 1816            
Synanthedon andrenaeformis (Laspeyres, 1801)
           
Synanthedon conopiformis (Esper, 1782)
= nomadaeformis (Laspeyres, 1801)
        L    
Synanthedon culiciformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Synanthedon flaviventris (Staudinger, 1883)            
Synanthedon formicaeformis (Esper, 1783)
Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkhausen, 1789)
= mutillaeformis (Laspeyres, 1801)
Synanthedon scoliaeformis (Borkhausen, 1789)
           
Synanthedon spheciformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
 
Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759)
Synanthedon vespiformis (Linnaeus, 1761)
= asiliformis (Rottemburg, 1775)
= cynipiformis (Esper, 1783)
= melliniformis (Laspeyres, 1801)
 L

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