Seq # 400

Limacodidae Duponchel, 1845 Family

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Limacodidae mainly occur in the tropics, but the family is represented in all the zoogeographical regions. About 1,700 species have been described (van Nieukerken E. J., Kaila L., Kitching I. J., Kristensen N. P. (...) Yakovlev R. V., Zolotuhin V. V. & Zwick A. 2011: 216).


Family: Limacodidae
Vernacular names
Slakrupsen (NL), Slug Caterpillar Moths (EN), Schneckenspinner (DE)
Species in Belgium

Direct lower taxa

Seq. # Name Vernacular names

Apoda Haworth, 1809

= Cochlidion Hübner, 1810


Heterogenea Knoch, 1783

Species in Belgium

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