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Subfamily Ceratocampinae - Royal Moths

Imperial Moth, Side View - Eacles imperialis Recently hatched larva. - Syssphinx raspa Spiny oakworm moth? - Anisota virginiensis Moth to porch light - Dryocampa rubicunda Pink-striped Oakworm Moth - Anisota virginiensis - female Dryocampa rubicunda - male Caterpillar on Tree - Anisota virginiensis Oslar's Eacles? - Eacles oslari
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths)
Subfamily Ceratocampinae (Royal Moths)
Pronunciation
SER-ə-toh-KAM-pee-nee
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly Citheroniinae
Numbers
22 species in 5 genera in North America listed at All-Leps
Print References
Kitching et al. 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236. (1)
Internet References
links to adult images of 50 species in Mexico, including most North American species (Manuel Balcazar Lara, Moths of Mexico)
pinned adult image thumbnails of 8 species in Canada (CBIF)
classification of subfamily Ceratocampinae, and synonym (Markku Savela, FUNET)
Works Cited
1.A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera)
Kitching, I., R. Rougerie, A. Zwick, C. Hamilton, R. St Laurent, S. Naumann, L. Ballesteros Mejia, A. Kawahara. 2018. Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.