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Geometridae

The Geometridae are one of the largest families in the Lepidoptera with about 20000 described species. The family is distributed worldwide (Scoble 1992: 290).
Identification: Bleszynski 1965b, 1966, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1981, Hausmann 2001, Hoffmeyer 1966, Koch 1976, Mironov 2003, Prout 1912-1915, 1934-1939, Skinner 1984, Skou 1984, South 1972, Vojnits 1980, Wehrli 1939-1954.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 334.


A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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
Abraxas grossulariata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Abraxas sylvata (Scopoli, 1763)
= ulmaria (Hübner, 1799)
Acasis viretata (Hübner, 1799)
Adactylotis contaminaria (Hübner, 1813)
         
Aethalura punctulata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= punctularia (Hübner, 1799)
Agriopis aurantiaria (Hübner, 1799)
Agriopis bajaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
         
Agriopis leucophaearia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Agriopis marginaria (Fabricius, 1777)
= progemmaria (Hübner, 1799)
Alcis bastelbergeri (Hirschke, 1908)
         
Alcis repandata (Linnaeus, 1758)
= repandaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= maculata (Staudinger, 1892), nec Moore, 1868)
Aleucis distinctata (Herrich-Schäffer, 1839)
= pictaria sensu auct., nec (Thunberg, 1788)
       
Alsophila aceraria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= quadripunctaria (Esper, 1801), nec (Poda, 1761)
       
Alsophila aescularia ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Angerona prunaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Anticlea derivata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= nigrofasciaria (Goeze, 1781)
 
Anticollix sparsata (Treitschke, 1828)
Apeira syringaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Aplasta ononaria (Fuessly, 1783)
            L  
Aplocera efformata (Guenée, 1857)
Aplocera plagiata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Aplocera praeformata (Hübner, 1826)
             
Apocheima hispidaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
 
Archiearis notha (Hübner, 1803)
   
Archiearis parthenias (Linnaeus, 1761)
Aspitates gilvaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
           
Aspitates ochrearia (Rossi, 1794)
= citraria (Hübner, 1799)
           
Asthena albulata (Hufnagel, 1767)
= candidata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Asthena anseraria (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
       L  
Biston betularia (Linnaeus, 1758)
Biston strataria (Hufnagel, 1767)
= prodromaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Bupalus piniaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cabera exanthemata (Scopoli, 1763)
Cabera pusaria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Campaea honoraria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
           
Campaea margaritaria (Linnaeus, 1761)
Camptogramma bilineata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Cataclysme riguata (Hübner, 1813)
               
Catarhoe cuculata (Hufnagel, 1767)
= sinuata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
     
Catarhoe rubidata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
       
Cepphis advenaria (Hübner, 1790)
Charissa obscurata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
    L
Chesias legatella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= spartiata (Herbst, 1782)
Chesias rufata (Fabricius, 1775)
= obliquaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Chiasmia clathrata (Linnaeus, 1758)
Chlorissa cloraria (Hübner, 1813)
               
Chlorissa viridata (Linnaeus, 1758)
  L  
Chloroclysta miata (Linnaeus, 1758)
= miaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= coraciaria (Hübner, 1799)
         
Chloroclysta siterata (Hufnagel, 1767)
= psittacata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Chloroclystis v-ata (Haworth, 1809)
= coronata (Hübner, 1813)
Cidaria fulvata (Forster, 1771)
Cleora cinctaria ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
     L    
Cleorodes lichenaria (Hufnagel, 1767)
?     L      
Coenotephria salicata ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
= salicaria (Haworth, 1809)