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Zygaenidae

Zygaenidae includes about 800 described species. They are represented in all zoogeographical regions. Most species occur in the tropics, but the family is well represented in the Palaearctic region (Scoble 1992: 264).
Identification: Dabrowski 1965, Efetov & Tarmann 1999, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1960, Hoffmeyer 1974, Koch 1964, Naumann et al. 1999, Racheli 1990, Skinner 1984, Sukhareva 1989c, Tremewan 1985.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 14.


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
Adscita geryon (Hübner, 1813)
           
Adscita statices (Linnaeus, 1758)
= heuseri (Reichl, 1964)
Jordanita globulariae (Hübner, 1793)
           
Jordanita subsolana (Staudinger, 1862)
               
Rhagades pruni ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
       
Zygaena carniolica (Scopoli, 1763)
             
Zygaena ephialtes (Linnaeus, 1767)
               
Zygaena filipendulae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Zygaena lonicerae (Scheven, 1777)
         
Zygaena loti ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= achilleae (Esper, 1780)
           
Zygaena purpuralis (Brünnich, 1763)
= pilosellae (Esper, 1780)
= diaphana Staudinger, 1887
= sareptensis Krulikovsky, 1897
           
Zygaena transalpina (Esper, 1780)
= hippocrepidis (Hübner, 1799)
           
Zygaena trifolii (Esper, 1783)
Zygaena viciae ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= meliloti (Esper, 1789)
           

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