Saturniidae include about 1300 species. The family is of worldwide
distribution with most species occurring in the New World tropics and
includes some of the largest moths (Scoble 1992: 320).
Identification: Buszko &
Sliwinski 1978, de
Freina & Witt 1987, Forster &
Wohlfahrt 1960, Hoffmeyer
Nomenclature according to Fauna
Species in Belgium: 3.