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Citheronia Hübner, [1819]
Citheronia Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (10): 153, TS: Bombyx regalis Fabricius
Eruca Edwards, 1771; in Catesby, Nat. hist. Carolina, Florida, Bahama Is. 2: 94 (ICZN suppr.?), TS: Eruca maximacornuta Edwards
Ceratocampa Harris, 1833; in Hitchcock, Rep. Geol. Min. Bot. Zool. Masschusets: 591, TS: Bombyx regalis Fabricius
Dorycampha Duncan [& Westwood], 1841; in Jardine, Naturalist's Libr. (Edn. 1) 33 (Ent. 7): 161, TS: Bombyx regalis Fabricius
Cithaeronia Agassiz, [1847]; Nom. zool. (Index univ.) : 88 (emend.)
Citheronia (Citheroniinae) ; [NACL, 108]
Citheronia (Ceratocampinae) ; [MABL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Dryocampa Harris, 1833; Duncan, 1841

Citheronia andina Lemaier, 1971
Ecuador. See [About maps]

Citheronia aroa Schuas, 1896
Ecuador. See [About maps]

Citheronia azteca Schaus, 1896
Mexico, Guatemala. See [About maps]
Citheronia azteca azteca ; [MABL]
C. a. albescens Lemaire, 1973
Mexico, ...? Citheronia azteca albescens ; [MABL]

Citheronia beledonon Dyar, 1912
Mexico, ...?. See [About maps] Citheronia beledonon ; [MABL]

Citheronia bellavista Draudt, 1930
Ecuador. See [About maps]

Citheronia collaris Rothschild, 1907
Ecuador. See [About maps] Citheronia collaris Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 422, TL: Paramba, W.Ecuador
Citheronia collaris ; [MABL]

Citheronia equatorialis Bouvier, 1927
Ecuador. See [About maps]

Citheronia harmifera Rothschild, 1907
Ecuador. See [About maps]

Citheronia lobesis Rothschild, 1907
-. See [About maps] Citheronia laocoon lobesis Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 423, TL: Bebedero, Costa Rica
Panama, Costa Rica, Venezuela Citheronia marion Dyar, 1914; Proc. U.S. nat. Mus. 47 (2050) : 159, TL: Trinidad River, Panama
C. l. jordani Draudt, 1930
Mexico, ...? Citheronia lobesis jordani ; [MABL]

Citheronia mexicana Grote & Robinson, 1867
Mexico, ...?. See [About maps] Citheronia mexicana Grote & Robinson, 1867; Ann. Lyc. nat. Hist. N.Y. 8 : 382, pl. 13, f. 1, TL: Mexico
Eacles mexicana ; Godman & Salvin, 1886, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 169, 3: pl. 15, f. 11
Citheronia mexicana ; [MABL]

Citheronia consobrina Rothschild, 1907
Peru. See [About maps] Citheronia consobrina Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 422, TL: La Union, Rio Huacamayo, SE.Peru, 2000ft

Citheronia pseudomexicana Lemaire, 1974
Mexico, ...?. See [About maps] Citheronia pseudomexicana ; [MABL]

Citheronia regalis (Fabricius, 1793)
ENA. See [About maps] Regal Moth Royal Walnut
Bombyx regalis Fabricius, 1793; Ent. Syst. 3 (1): 436, TL: America Borealis
Eruca maximacornuta Edwards, 1771; in Catesby, Nat. hist. Carolina, Florida, Bahama Is. 2: 94, pl. 94 (?suppr. ICZN)
regia (Smith, 1797)
= ; [NACL, #7706]
Citheronia infernalis Strecker, 1883
= ; [NACL, #7706]
Citheronia saengeri Neumoegen, 1891
= ; [NACL, #7706]
Citheronia regalis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Citheronia regalis, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Citheronia regalis, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Citheronia regalis ; [NACL, #7706]

Larva on Carya, C. illinoensis, Juglans cinerea, J. nigra, Liquidambar styraciflua, Diospyros virginiana, Rhus, less Oxydendrum arboreum, less Fraxinus, less Platanus occidentalis, less Syringa vulgaris, less Gossypium [SMNA]


Citheronia sepulcralis Grote & Robinson, 1865
ENA. See [About maps] Pine-devil Moth
Citheronia sepulcralis Grote & Robinson, 1865; Proc. Ent. Soc. Philad. 4 : 222, TL: Andover, Massachusetts
Citheronia sepulcralis, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Citheronia sepulcralis, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
C. sepulcralis, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Citheronia sepulcralis ; [NACL, #7708]; Brou, 1997, South. Lep. News 19: 135-138

Larva on Pinus rigida, P. strobus, Pinus caribaea [SMNA]


Citheronia splendens (Druce, 1886)
-. See [About maps] Eacles splendens Druce, 1886; in Godman & Salvin, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 169, 3: pl. 15, f. 12, TL: Mexico, Guanajuato
Citheronia splendens, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Citheronia splendens, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Citheronia splendens ; [NACL, #7707 (extralim.)]
Mexico, ...? Citheronia splendens splendens ; [MABL]
C. s. sinaloensis Hoffmann, 1942
ENA, Mexico, ...? Citheronia splendens sinaloensis Hoffmann, 1942; An. Inst. Biol. Univ. Auton. Méx. 13: 163-194, TL: Sierra Madre, Mexico
Citheronia splendens sinaloensis, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Citheronia splendens sinaloensis ; [NACL, #7707a]
Citheronia splendesn sinaloensis ; [MABL]

Larva on Gossypium thurberi, Arctostaphylos pungens, less Rhus choriophylla, less R. trilobata [SMNA]

C. s. queretana Vázquez, 1944
Mexico, ...? Citheronia splendens queretana ; [MABL]

Citheronia hamifera Rothschild, 1907
-. See [About maps] Citheronia hamifera Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 422, TL: Trinidad; British Guiana
Trinidad, British Guiana
C. h. fuscalis Rothschild, 1907
Peru Citheronia hamifera fuscalis Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 423, TL: La Union, Rio Huacamayo, Carabaya, SE.Peru, 2000ft


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References:
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[BCA]
electronic; BIOLOGIA CENTRALI-AMERICANA
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[GALEPS]
Moths and Butterflies of Georgia and the Southeastern United States; James K. Adams; Dept. of Natural Science, Dalton State College, Dalton, GA ; http://www.daltonstate.edu/galeps/index.htm
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[MABL]
Manuel A. Balcázar Lara; Palomillas de México
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[SMNA]
Tuskes, Paul M., Tuttle, James P., Collins, Michael M.; The wild silk moths of North America


Some related literature:
Agassiz, [1847]
Nomenclatoris zoologici. Index Universalis Nom. zool. (Index univ.) : 1-393
Brou, 1997
Voltinism of Citheronia sepulcralis Grote & Robinson in Louisiana South. Lep. News 19: 25
Dyar, 1914
Report on the lepidoptera of the Smithsonian Biological Survey of the Canal Zone Proc. U.S. nat. Mus. 47 (2050) : 139-350
Druce in Godman & Salvin, 1886; Godman & Salvin, 1886
Biologia Centrali-Americana; or Contributions to the Knowledge of the Fauna of Mexico and Central America. Zoology. Lepidoptera. Heterocera Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 1-490, 3: pl. 1-101
Grote & Robinson, 1865
Description of a new species of Citheronia, and remarks on Anisota rubicunda Proc. Ent. Soc. Philad. 4 : 222-223
Grote & Robinson, 1867
Lepidopterological Contributions Ann. Lyc. nat. Hist. N.Y. 8 : 351-387
Hübner, [1819]
Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, 1816-[1826] Verz. bek. Schmett. (1): [1-3], 4-16 (1816), (2): 17-32 (1819), (3): 33-48 (1819), (4): 49-64 (1819), (5): 65-80 (1819), (6): 81-96 (1819), (7): 97-112 (1819), (8): 113-128 (1819), (9): 129-144 (1819), (10): 145-160 (1819), (11): 161-176 (1819), (12): 177-192 (1820), (13): 193-208 (1820), (14): 209-224 (1821), (15): 225-240 (1821), (16): 241-256 (1821), (17): 257-272 (1823), (18): 273-288 (1823), (19): 289-304 (1823), (20): 305-320 (1825), (21): 321-336 (1825), (22): 337-352 (1825), (23-27): 353-431 ([1825])
Rothschild, 1907
New American Saturniidae and Ceratocampidae Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 413-432


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