Saturnia (moth) - Species

Species

The known species of Saturnia are:

  • Saturnia albofasciata – White-streaked Saturnia (mostly in Calosaturnia)
  • Saturnia atlantica
  • Saturnia cameronensis
  • Saturnia centralis
  • Saturnia cephalariae (sometimes in Eudia)
  • Saturnia cidosa
  • Saturnia cognata
  • Saturnia koreanis
  • Saturnia luctifera
  • Saturnia mendocino – Mendocino Saturnia (mostly in Calosaturnia)
  • Saturnia pavonia – Small Emperor Moth (sometimes in Eudia)
  • Saturnia pavoniella (sometimes in Eudia)
  • Saturnia pinratanai
  • Saturnia pyretorum
  • Saturnia pyri – Giant Emperor Moth, Viennese Emperor Moth
  • Saturnia spini – Sloe Emperor Moth (sometimes in Eudia)
  • Saturnia taibaishanis
  • Saturnia walterorum – Walter's Saturnia (mostly in Calosaturnia)

Formerly placed here was the Brazilian Arsenura pandora. 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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