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Sphingidae

The family includes around 1050 species and is distributed worldwide, though most species occur in the tropics (Scoble 1992: 325).
Identification: Buszko 1992, D'Abrera 1986, de Freina & Witt 1987, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1960, Hoffmeyer 1974, Koch 1964, Pitttaway 1993, Skinner 1984.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 18.


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
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)
        L   L  
Deilephila elpenor (Linnaeus, 1758)
Deilephila porcellus (Linnaeus, 1758)
L L
Hemaris fuciformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hemaris tityus (Linnaeus, 1758)
= bombyliformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
        L L  L
Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758)
L  
Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hyles gallii (Rottemburg, 1775)
 L
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)
= lineata sensu auct., nec (Fabricius, 1775)
 
Laothoe populi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Macroglossum stellatarum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mimas tiliae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Proserpinus proserpina (Pallas, 1772)
= oenotherae ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Smerinthus ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphinx ligustri Linnaeus, 1758
Sphinx pinastri Linnaeus, 1758

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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