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Biology and Management of the Buck Moth, Hemileuca maia (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

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The Saturniidae, Oxytenidae and Sphingidae of Central Peru: Part 1 (Province Junin)

Structural and Functional Characterization of the Actin-1 Gene Promoter From the Antheraea pernyi (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Evaluation of Artificial Diets for Attacus atlas (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) in Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia

The complete mitochondrial genome of the Chinese oak silkmoth, Antheraea pernyi (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Comparison of Midgut Bacterial Diversity in Tropical Caterpillars (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) Fed on Different Diets

Injury by Hyalaphora cecropia (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) and Photosynthetic Responses of Apple and Crabapple

Foliage of Oaks Grown Under Elevated Co2 Reduces Performance of Antheraea polyphemus (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Supercooling Capacity and Cold Tolerance of the Wild Silkworm, Antheraea pernyi (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Antheraea pernyi (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) and Its Importance in Sericulture, Food Consumption, and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Structural characterization and biological implications of sulfated N-glycans in a serine protease from the neotropical moth Hylesia metabus (Cramer [1775]) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Isolation and Partial Characterization of Proteins with Vasodegenerative and Proinflammatory Properties from the Egg-Nests of Hylesia metabus (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Molecular Characterization and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Eukaryotic Translation Initiation Factor 4A Gene in Antheraea pernyi (Lipdoptera: Saturniidae)

Impact of Pollen Grains from Bt Transgenic Corn on the Growth and Development of Chinese Tussah Silkworm, Antheraea pernyi (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)

Supplementation of an Artificial Medium for the Parasitoid Exorista larvarum (Diptera: Tachnidae) With Hemolymph of Hermetia illucens (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) or Antheraea pernyi (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae)


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; subclass Pterygota, order Lepidoptera)

Family of large to very large moths with characteristic eye-spots on the fore wings and hind wings. The wings are very broad, the antennae are bipectinate in both sexes, and the proboscis is absent. Larvae bear fleshy protuberances (scoli), and have hairs and spines. The cocoon is dense. Distribution is world-wide but primarily tropical.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.

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