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Subfamily Ceratocampinae - Royal Moths

Mystery Moth 3 - Dryocampa rubicunda Regal Moth  - Citheronia regalis New Moth - Anisota fuscosa - male Yellow-Brown Moth - Eacles imperialis Egg Laying Moth - Eacles imperialis Moth ID request I - Anisota stigma?  - Anisota fuscosa - male Found in Massachusetts - Anisota virginiensis Anisota virginiensis pellucida - Anisota virginiensis
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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.