List of moths of India (Saturniidae)

List of moths of India (Saturniidae)

This article is a list of the moths of Family Saturniidae which are found in India. It also acts as an index to the species articles and forms part of the full List of moths of India.

Genus "Actias" Leach, 1815

* "Actias selene" (Hübner, [1807] )
* "Actias maenas" Doubleday, 1847 ( = "Actias ignescens" Moore, 1877 )

Genus "Attacus" Linnaeus, 1767

* "Attacus atlas" (Linnaeus, 1758)

Genus "Archaeoattacus" Watson, 1914

* "Archaeoattacus edwardsi" (White, 1859)

Genus "Samia" Hübner, [1819]

* "Samia cynthia" (Drury, 1773)
** "Samia cynthia cynthia" (Drury, 1773)
** "Samia cynthia ricini" (Boisduval, 1854) [taxonomy not yet resolved]

Genus "Antheraea" Hübner, [1819]

* "Antheraea pernyi roylei" (Moore, 1859) ( = "Antheraea knyvetti" Hampson, 1892 )
* "Antheraea paphia" (Linnaeus, 1758)
* "Antheraea helferi" Moore, 1858-59
* "Antheraea assamensis" Helfer, 1837 ( = "Antheraea assama" (Westwood, 1848) )
* "Antheraea andamana" Moore, 1877
* "Antheraea frithi" Moore, 1858


=Genus "Saturnia" Schrank, 1802=

* "Saturnia pyretorum" (Westwood, [1847] )
* "Saturnia (Rinaca) anna" - see "Caligula anna" (Moore, 1865)

Genus "Neoris" Moore, 1862

* "Neoris huttoni" Moore, 1862
** "Neoris huttoni huttoni" Moore, 1862
** "Neoris huttoni stoliczkana" Felder, 1874
* "Neoris zuleika" (Hope, 1843)


=Genus "Caligula" Moore, 1862=

* "Caligula thibeta" (Westwood, 1853)
* "Caligula simla" (Westwood, 1847)
* "Caligula anna" (Moore, 1865)
* "Caligula grotei" (Moore, 1858)
* "Caligula lindia" Moore, 1865
* "Caligula cachara" Moore, 1872

Genus "Loepa" Moore, 1860

* "Loepa katinka" (Westwood, 1848)
* "Loepa simplicia" (Maassen & Weymer, 1872) [note: this species is regarded as a synonym of "Imbrasia dione" according to LepIndex, this is an African species! - further investigation as to what Hampson actually refers to is required]

Genus "Rhodinia" Staudinger, 1892

* "Rhodinia newara" (Moore, 1872)

Genus "Salassa" Moore, 1859

* "Salassa lola" (Westwood, 1847)
* "Salassa royi" (Elwes, 1887)

Genus "Cricula", Walker, 1855

* "Cricula trifenestrata" (Heifer, 1837)
* "Cricula drepanoides" Moore, 1865

References

* et al. (1892-1937) Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma - Moths. Vols. 1-5 cxix + 2813 p - 1295 figs - 1 table - 15 pl (12 in col.)
*. Website on [http://www.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/intro.html Lepidoptera and some other life forms] - Page on [http://www.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/insecta/lepidoptera/ditrysia/bombycoidea/saturniidae/index.html Family Saturniidae] (Accessed on 08 Jul 2007).

ee also

*Saturniidae
*Moths
*Lepidoptera
*List of moths of India


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