Emperor Moth

  • (noun): Large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings.
    Synonyms: emperor, Saturnia pavonia

Some articles on emperor moth:

Saturnia (moth) - Species
... mostly in Calosaturnia) Saturnia pavonia – Small Emperor Moth (sometimes in Eudia) Saturnia pavoniella (sometimes in Eudia) Saturnia pinratanai Saturnia pyretorum ... Whether the Autumn Emperor Moth (Perisomena caecigena), here separated in a monotypic genus, is not actually better included in Saturnia needs to be determined the same goes for the genus Neoris ...

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