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FOR REVIEW: Giant Silkworm And Royal Moths

Just a guide to this family so you can find ID quicker. If you want to check a species to see if that's what you've found, see the bottom.

Subfamily Ceratocampinae
Subfamily Hemileucinae
Subfamily Saturniinae
Caterpillars and Cocoons
Saturniidae Species Guide

Phylum Arthropoda> Class Insecta> Order Lepidoptera> Moths> Superfamily Bombycoidae> Family Saturniidae>...

Subfamily Ceratocampinae

Subfamily Hemileucinae

Subfamily Saturniinae

Caterpillars And Cocoons

This is a guide linked so you can click on any species of Saturniidae shown on this site.

Phylum Arthropoda
--Class Insecta
----Order Lepidoptera
------No Taxon: Moths
--------Superfamily Bombycoidae
----------Family Saturniidae
------------Subfamily Ceratocampinae
----------------Genus Anisota
------------------Species A. oslari - Oslar's Oakworm
------------------Species A. senatoria - Orange-Tipped Oakworm
------------------Species A. stigma - Spiny Oakworm Moth
------------------Species A. virginiensis - Pink-Striped Oakworm Moth
--------------------Subspecies A. virginiensis pellucida - Southern Pink-Striped Oakworm
--------------------Subspecies A. virginiensis virginiensis - Northern Pink-Striped Oakworm
----------------Genus Citheronia
------------------Species C. regalis - Regal Moth
------------------Species C. sepulcralis - Pine Devil Moth
------------------Species C. splendens
--------------------Subspecies C. splendens sinaloensis
----------------Genus Dryocampa
------------------Species D. rubicunda - Rosy Maple Moth
----------------Genus Eacles
------------------Species E. imperialis - Imperial Moth
------------------Species E. oslari - Oslar's Eacles
----------------Genus Syssphinx
------------------Species S. bicolor - Honey Locust Moth
------------------Species S. bisecta - Bisected Honey Locust Moth
------------------Species S. heiligbrodti
------------------Species S. hubbardi - Hubbard's Small Silkmoth
------------------Species S. montana
------------Subfamily Hemileucinae
--------------Tribe Hemileucini
----------------Genus Automeris
------------------Species A. cecrops - Cecrops Eyed Silkmoth
--------------------Subspecies A. cecrops pamina
------------------Species A. io - Io Moth
------------------Species A. iris - Iris Eyed Silkmoth
--------------------Subspecies A. iris hesselorum
------------------Species A. zephyria - Zephyr Eyed Silkmoth
----------------Genus Coloradia
------------------Species C. luski - Lusk's Pine Moth
------------------Species C. pandora - Pandora Moth
----------------Genus Hemileuca
------------------Species H. burnsi
------------------Species H. eglanterina - Elegant Sheep Moth
--------------------Subspecies H. eglanterina shastaensis
------------------Species H. grotei - Grote's Buck Moth
------------------Species H. hualapai - Hualapai Buck Moth
------------------Species H. hera - Hera Buck Moth
--------------------Subspecies H. hera magnifica
------------------Species H. juno - Juno Buck Moth
------------------Species H. lucina - New England Buck Moth
------------------Species H. maia - Buck Moth
------------------Species H. nevadensis - Nevada Buck Moth
------------------Species H. peigleri
------------------Species H. tricolor
------------------Species H. nuttalli
------------------Species H. griffini
------------------Species H. electra
------------Subfamily Saturniinae
--------------Tribe Attacini
----------------Genus Callosamia
------------------Species C. angulifera - Tulip-Tree Silkmoth
------------------Species C. promethea - Promethea Moth
------------------Species C. securifera - Sweetbay Silkmoth
----------------Genus Eupackardia
------------------Species E. calleta - Calleta Silkmoth
----------------Genus Hyalophora
------------------Species H. cecropia - Cecropia Moth
------------------Species H. columbia - Columbia Silkmoth
--------------------Subspecies H. columbia gloveri - Glover's Silkmoth
------------------Species H. euryalus - Ceanothus Silkmoth
----------------Genus Rothschildia
------------------Species R. forbesi - Forbes' Silkmoth
----------------Genus Samia
------------------Species S. cynthia - Ailanthus Silkmoth
--------------Tribe Saturniini
----------------Genus Actias
------------------Species A. luna - Luna Moth
----------------Genus Antheraea
------------------Species A. oculea - Oculea Silkmoth
------------------Species A. polyphemus - Polyphemus Moth
----------------Genus Agapema
------------------Species A. dyari
------------------Species A. homogena
----------------Genus Saturnia
------------------Species S. albofasciata - White-streaked Saturnia Moth