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Taxon profile

genus

moon moth
Actias Leach, 1815

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Saturniidae - emperor moths »  tribus Saturniini

Scientific synonyms

Angas Wallengren, 1865
Argema Wallengren, 1858
Artemis Kirby & Spence, 1828
Astias Leach in Leach & Nodder, 1815
Echidna Hübner, 1807 nec Forster, 1777
Graellsia Grote, 1896
Meceura Billberg, 1820
Plectropteron Hutton, 1846
Proactias Arora & Gupta, 1979
Sonthonnaxia Watson, 1913

Type taxon:Phalaena luna Linnaeus, 1758
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Included taxa

Number of records: 35

species Actias angulocaudata Naumann & Bouyer, 1998
species Actias artemis Bremer & Grey, 1853
species Actias australovietnama Brechlin, 2000
species Actias besanti (Rebel, 1895)
species Actias brevijuxta Nässig & Treadaway, 1997
species Actias callandra Jordan, 1911
species Actias chapae Mell, 1950
species Actias dubernardi (Oberthür, 1897)
species Actias felicis (Oberthür, 1896)
species Actias fournieri (Darge, 1971)
species Actias gnoma (Butler, 1877)
species Actias groenendaeli Roepke, 1954
species Actias isabellae (Graells, 1849) - Spanish Moon Moth

Actias isabellae - Spanish Moon Moth

species Actias isis Sonthonax, 1897
species Actias kongjiara Chu & Wang, 1993
species Actias kuhnei (Pinhey, 1969)
species Actias laotiana Testout, 1936
species Actias luna (Linnaeus, 1758) - Luna Moth

Actias luna - Luna Moth

species Actias maenas (Doubleday, 1847) - Malaysian Moon Moth
species Actias mimosae (Boisduval, 1847)
species Actias mittrei (Guérin-Méneville, 1846) - Madagascan Moon Moth

Actias mittrei - Madagascan Moon Moth

species Actias neidhoeferi Ong & Yu, 1968
species Actias ningpoana Fielder, 1862
species Actias omeishana Watson, 1912
species Actias parasinensis Brechlin, 2009
species Actias philippinica Nässig & Treadaway, 1997
species Actias rhodopneuma Roeber, 1925
species Actias rosenbergii (Kaup, 1895)
species Actias selene (Hübner, 1807) - Indian Moon Moth

Actias selene - Indian Moon Moth

species Actias sinensis (Walker, 1855)
species Actias truncatipennis (Sonthonnax, 1899)

Actias truncatipennis

species Actias uljana Brechlin, 2007
species Actias winbrechlini Brechlin, 2007
species Actias witti Brechlin, 2007
species Argema besanti Rebel, 1895

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