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Sphingidae

The family includes around 1050 species and is distributed worldwide, though most species occur in the tropics (Scoble 1992: 325).
Identification: Buszko 1992, D'Abrera 1986, de Freina & Witt 1987, Forster & Wohlfahrt 1960, Hoffmeyer 1974, Koch 1964, Pitttaway 1993, Skinner 1984.
Nomenclature according to Fauna Europaea.
Species in Belgium: 18.


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
Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758)
Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)
Daphnis nerii (Linnaeus, 1758)
         
Deilephila elpenor (Linnaeus, 1758)
Deilephila porcellus (Linnaeus, 1758)
L
Hemaris fuciformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hemaris tityus (Linnaeus, 1758)
= bombyliformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
        L L  L
Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758)
L  
Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Hyles gallii (Rottemburg, 1775)
 L
Hyles livornica (Esper, 1779)
= lineata sensu auct., nec (Fabricius, 1775)
 
Laothoe populi (Linnaeus, 1758)
Macroglossum stellatarum (Linnaeus, 1758)
Mimas tiliae (Linnaeus, 1758)
Proserpinus proserpina (Pallas, 1772)
= oenotherae ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
Smerinthus ocellatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Sphinx ligustri Linnaeus, 1758
Sphinx pinastri Linnaeus, 1758

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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