Taxon profile


Ailanthus Silkmoth
Samia cynthia (Drury, 1773)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Saturniidae - emperor moths »  genus Samia

Scientific synonyms

Phalaena cynthia Drury, 1773



Subordinated taxa

Number of records: 3

subspecies Samia cynthia cynthia (Drury, 1773)
subspecies Samia cynthia ricini (Boisduval, 1854)

Samia cynthia ricini

subspecies Samia cynthia walkeri (Felder, 1862)

Samia cynthia walkeri

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [e5a4169e-2012-45bb-bdca-ca59167d6c54]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Samia cynthia (Drury, 1773)]
Data retrieved on: 5 February 2014
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [443624]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Samia cynthia (Drury, 1773)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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