Seq # 560

Saturniidae Boisduval, 1837 Family

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The Saturniidae include about 2,350 species. The family is of worldwide distribution with most species occurring in the New World tropics and it includes some of the largest moths (van Nieukerken E. J., Kaila L., Kitching I. J., Kristensen N. P. (...) Yakovlev R. V., Zolotuhin V. V. & Zwick A. 2011: 217).


Family: Saturniidae
Vernacular names
Nachtpauwogen (NL), Emperor moths (EN)
Species in Belgium

Direct lower taxa

Seq. # Name Vernacular names

Agliinae Packard, 1893


Saturniinae Boisduval, 1837

Species in Belgium

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