Saturniid Moth

Swizerland 1951British Alderney 1994Bulgaria 1968Canada 2007
Giant Peacock Moth
Saturnia pyri
(Saturniidae)
Emperor Moth
Saturnia pavonia
(Saturniidae)
Autumn Emperor Moth
Perisomena caecigena
(Saturniidae)
Cecropia Moth
Hyalophora cecropia
(Saturniidae)
Chad 1968Chad 1968Democratic People's Republic of Korea 1965
Speckled Emperor Moth
Gynanisa maja
(Saturniidae)
Pamina Moth
Epiphora bauhiniae
(Saturniidae)
Chinese Oak Silkmoth
Antheraea pernyi
(Saturniidae)
Ailanthus Silkmoth
Philosamia synthia
(Saturniidae)
Tanzania 2013Republic of China 1958United States of America 1987Republic of Palau 1999
African Moon Moth
Argema mimosae
(Saturniidae)
Atlas Moth
Attacus atlas
(Saturniidae)
Luna Moth
Actias luna
(Saturniidae)
Hercules Moth
Coscinocera hercules
(Saturniidae)


British Guernsey 1997Indonesia 2018Indonesia 2018
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Emperor Moth
Saturnia pavonia
(Saturniidae)
Atlas Moth
Attacus atlas
(Saturniidae)
Comet Moth
Argema mittrai
(Saturniidae)

Emperor Gum Moth
Opodiphthera eucalypti
(Saturniidae)
(LEPIDOPTERA)
Emperor Moth
Saturnia pavonia
(Saturniidae)
(LEPIDOPTERA)
Atlas Moth
Attacus atlas
(Saturniidae)
(LEPIDOPTERA)


Totsuka-ku Yokohama 2009.8Kouzujima Tokyo 2009.6Totsuka-ku Yokohama 2013.8Totsuka-ku Yokohama 2011.8
Japanese Oak Silkmoth
Antheraea yamamai
(Saturniidae)
Eri Silkmoth
Philosamia cynthia
(Saturniidae)
Wild Silkmoth
Saturnia japonica
(Saturniidae)
Luna Moth
Actias artemis
(Saturniidae)

The friend of Saturniid Moth is large-sized, is profound, and has the crest which often clarified to the wing. Mouse has degenerated completely and an imago eats nothing. In holding a gambling party, although Giant Agrippa Moth (Scientific Name:Thysania agrippina) of Noctuidae is the largest, in respect of area, the friend of Atlas Moth produced to Southeast Asia is the biggest moth in the world. An egg is laid on various trees and a larva eats a leaf. The larva which fully grew builds the cocoon on the branch of tree. Cocoon of Saturniid Moth is not so important than Cocoon of Silk Moth although the thread which can be taken from the cocoon of many kinds is used more from ancient times.

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