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Antheraea

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Bombycoidea
Scientific name  Antheraea
Higher classification  Royal moths
Order  Butterflies and moths
Suborder  Ditrysia
Family  Saturniidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
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Lower classifications  Antheraea pernyi, Antheraea polyphemus, Antheraea yamamai, Antheraea godmani, Antheraea helferi

Polyphemus moth saturniidae antheraea polyphemus dorsal view


Antheraea is a moth genus belonging to the family Saturniidae. Several species of this genus have caterpillars which produce wild silk of commercial importance. Commonly called "tussar silk", the moths are named tussar moths after the fabric.

Contents

Antheraea Antheraea pernyi

Antheraea polyphemus


Species

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  • Antheraea alleni Holloway, 1987
  • Antheraea alorensis U. Paukstadt & L.h. Paukstadt, 2005
  • Antheraea andamana Moore, 1877
  • Antheraea angustomarginata Brechlin & Meister, 2009
  • Antheraea assamensis Helfer, 1837
  • Antheraea billitonensis Moore, 1878
  • Antheraea broschi Naumann, 2001
  • Antheraea brunei Allen & Holloway, 1986
  • Antheraea celebensis Watson, 1915
  • Antheraea cernyi Brechlin, 2002
  • Antheraea cihangiri Naumann & Naessig, 1998
  • Antheraea cingalesa Moore, 1883
  • Antheraea compta Rothschild, 1899
  • Antheraea cordifolia Weymer, 1906
  • Antheraea crypta Chu & Wang, 1993
  • Antheraea diehli Lemaire, 1979
  • Antheraea exspectata Brechlin, 2000
  • Antheraea fickei Weymer, 1909
  • Antheraea frithi Moore, 1859
  • Antheraea fusca Rothschild, 1903
  • Antheraea gephyra Niepelt, 1926
  • Antheraea godmani (Druce, 1892)
  • Antheraea gschwandneri Niepelt, 1918
  • Antheraea gulata Naessig & Treadaway, 1998
  • Antheraea hagedorni Naumann & Lourens, 2008
  • Antheraea halconensis U. Paukstadt & Brosch, 1996
  • Antheraea harndti Naumann, 1999
  • Antheraea helferi Moore, 1859
  • Antheraea hollowayi Naessig & Naumann, 1998
  • Antheraea imperator Watson, 1913
  • Antheraea jakli Naumann, 2008
  • Antheraea jana (Stoll, 1782)
  • Antheraea jawabaratensis Brechlin & Paukstadt, 2010
  • Antheraea kageri U. Paukstadt, L. Paukstadt & Suhardjono, 1997
  • Antheraea kalangensis Brechlin & Meister, 2009
  • Antheraea kelimutuensis U. Paukstadt, L. Paukstadt & Suhardjono, 1997
  • Antheraea knyvetti Hampson, 1893
  • ?Antheraea korintjiana
  • Antheraea lampei Naessig & Holloway, 1989
  • Antheraea larissa (Westwood, 1847)
  • Antheraea larissoides Bouvier, 1928
  • Antheraea lorosae M.D. Lane, Naumann & D.A. Lane, 2004
  • Antheraea meisteri Brechlin, 2002
  • Antheraea mentawai Naessig, Lampe & Kager, 2002
  • Antheraea minahassae Niepelt, 1926
  • Antheraea montezuma (Salle, 1856)
  • Antheraea moultoni Watson, 1927
  • Antheraea myanmarensis U. Paukstadt, L. Paukstadt & Brosch, 1998
  • Antheraea mylitta (Drury, 1773)
  • Antheraea mylittoides Bouvier, 1928
  • Antheraea pahangensis Brechlin & Paukstadt, 2010
  • Antheraea paphia Linnaeus, 1758
  • Antheraea pasteuri Bouvier, 1928
  • Antheraea paukpelengensis Brechlin & Meister, 2009
  • Antheraea paukstadtorum Naumann, Holloway & Naessig, 1996
  • Antheraea pedunculata Bouvier, 1936
  • Antheraea pelengensis Brechlin, 2000
  • Antheraea pernyi (Guerin-Meneville, 1855) – Chinese Tussar Moth
  • Antheraea perrottetii (Guerin-Meneville, 1843)
  • Antheraea platessa Rothschild, 1903
  • Antheraea polyphemus (Cramer, 1775) – Polyphemus Moth
  • Antheraea pratti Bouvier, 1928
  • Antheraea prelarissa Bouvier, 1928
  • Antheraea raffrayi Bouvier, 1928
  • Antheraea ranakaensis U. Paukstadt, L. Paukstadt & Suhardjono, 1997
  • Antheraea rosemariae Holloway, Naessig & Naumann, 1995
  • Antheraea roylei Moore, 1859
  • Antheraea rubicunda Brechlin, 2009
  • Antheraea rumphii (Felder, 1861)
  • Antheraea schroederi U. Paukstadt, Brosch & L. Paukstadt, 1999
  • Antheraea semperi C. & R. Felder, 1861
  • Antheraea steinkeorum U. Paukstadt, L. Paukstadt & Brosch, 1999
  • Antheraea subcaeca Bouvier, 1928
  • Antheraea sumatrana Niepelt, 1926
  • Antheraea sumbawaensis Brechlin, 2000
  • Antheraea superba Inoue, 1964
  • Antheraea surakarta Moore, 1862
  • Antheraea taripaensis Naumann, Naessig & Holloway, 1996
  • Antheraea tenggarensis Brechlin, 2000
  • Antheraea ulrichbroschi U. & L. Paukstadt, 1999
  • Antheraea vietnamensis Brechlin & Paukstadt, 2010
  • Antheraea viridiscura Holloway, Naessig & Naumann, 1996
  • Antheraea yamamai (Guerin-Meneville, 1861) – Japanese Oak Silkmoth, Japanese Silk Moth
  • Hybrids

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  • Antheraea × proylei (A. pernyi male × A. roylei female)
  • Antheraea polyphemus male x Antheraea mylitta female (1960 - Gary Botting) (using pheromone transfer)
  • Antheraea polyphemus male x Antheraea yamamai female (1959 - Gary Botting) (using pheromone transfer)
  • Species mostly placed in other genera

    Antheraea Antheraea frithi
  • Antheraea assamensis (Antheraeopsis)
  • Antheraea formosana Sonan, 1937 (Antheraeopsis)
  • Antheraea mezops Bryk, 1944 (Antheraeopsis)
  • Antheraea rosieri (Toxopeus, 1940) (Loepantheraea)
  • Antheraea polyphemus previously placed in genus "Telea"

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    References

    Antheraea Wikipedia


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