Belspo Bbpf

Global taxonomic database of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera)

Last updated: 07 March 2022
Launched: 25 October 2006

This website provides an online database of Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) on a worldwide basis, updated with the latest information obtained from 5,087 published sources and from our own studies. It currently holds information on

  • family-group names: 11
  • genus-group names: 151 (recognized genera: 112)
  • species-group names: 2,749 (recognized species: 2,016)
  • photographs: 4,212
  • country distribution records: 10,173
  • host plant records: 8,050
  • parasitoid records: 4,347

The current list is continuously updated and information on the original description, type locality, types and their depository, distribution, foodplants, and parasitoids is added at a regular basis.

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