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Arctiidae
 

Arctiidae include about 11000 species of which about 6000 species occur in the Neotropics, though the family is represented in all major zoogeographical regions. The Lithosiinae, with about 2000 species, are mainly tropical. Ctenuchinae are often treated as a separate family. They also include about 2000 species of mainly tropical distribution. Arctiinae, again with around 2000 species, may not be monophyletic (Scoble 1992: 334).
Identification: de Freina & Witt 1987, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1960, Hoffmeyer 1974, Koch 1964, Kozhantshikov 1950, Razowski 1971, Skinner 1984.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 41.


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
Amata phegea (Linnaeus, 1758)        
Arctia caja (Linnaeus, 1758)
Arctia festiva (Hufnagel, 1766)
= hebe (Linnaeus, 1767)
                L
Arctia villica (Linnaeus, 1758)
  L
Atolmis rubricollis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Callimorpha dominula (Linnaeus, 1758)
 
Coscinia cribraria (Linnaeus, 1758)
= cribrum (Linnaeus, 1761)
  L L 
Coscinia striata (Linnaeus, 1758)
= grammica (Linnaeus, 1761)
         
Cybosia mesomella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Diacrisia sannio (Linnaeus, 1758)
= russula (Linnaeus, 1758)
L
Diaphora mendica (Clerck, 1759)
Dysauxes ancilla (Linnaeus, 1767)
            L
Eilema caniola (Hübner, 1808)
 
Eilema complana (Linnaeus, 1758)
Eilema depressa (Esper, 1787)
= deplana (Esper, 1787), nec (Linnaeus, 1758)
= helveola (Ochsenheimer, 1810)
Eilema griseola (Hübner, 1803)
Eilema lurideola (Zincken, 1817)
= complanula (Boisduval, 1834)
Eilema lutarella (Linnaeus, 1758)
= luteola (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
            L 
Eilema palliatella (Scopoli, 1763)
= unita (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
             
Eilema pygmaeola (Doubleday, 1847)
              L
Eilema sororcula (Hufnagel, 1766)
= aureola (Hübner, 1803)
Euplagia quadripunctaria (Poda, 1761)
= hera (Linnaeus, 1767)
Hyphoraia aulica (Linnaeus, 1758)
= civica (Hübner, 1790)
             L
Lithosia quadra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Miltochrista miniata (Forster, 1771)
= rosea (Fabricius, 1775)
Nudaria mundana (Linnaeus, 1761)
   
Paidia rica (Freyer, 1858)
= murina (Hübner, 1790), nec (Hufnagel, 1766)
               
Parasemia plantaginis (Linnaeus, 1758)
        L L
Pelosia muscerda (Hufnagel, 1766)
Pelosia obtusa (Herrich-Schäffer, 1847)
           
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (Linnaeus, 1758)
Phragmatobia luctifera ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= caesarea (Goeze, 1781)
        L      
Rhyparia purpurata (Linnaeus, 1758)
             
Rhyparioides metelkana (Lederer, 1861)
               
Setina irrorella (Linnaeus, 1758)
= irrorea (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
   
Spilosoma lubricipeda (Linnaeus, 1758)
= menthastri (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
Spilosoma lutea (Hufnagel, 1766)
= lubricipeda sensu auct.
Spilosoma urticae (Esper, 1789)
Thumatha senex (Hübner, 1808)
Tyria jacobaeae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Utetheisa pulchella (Linnaeus, 1758)
     

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