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Callosamia Packard, 1864
Callosamia Packard, 1864; Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 379, TS: Phalaena promethea Drury
Callosamia (Attacini) ; [NACL, 109]

Callosamia promethea (Drury, 1773)
ENA. See [About maps] Promethea Moth Spicebush Silkmoth
Phalaena promethea Drury, 1773; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 2 : 18, 20, index [1], pl. 11, f. 1-2, TL: Virginia, New York
Callosamia caeca Cockerell, 1914
= ; [NACL, #7764]
Callosamia promethea, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Callosamia promethea, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Callosamia promethea, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Callosamia promethea, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Callosamia promethea, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Callosamia promethea ; [NACL, #7764]
[promethea-1l.jpg] 1000x759 (~89Kb) larva USA, ex. o. (commercial source), Photo 10.08.1980 Pertti Pakkanen [promethea-2l.jpg] 1000x668 (~65Kb) larva USA, ex. o. (commercial source), Photo 24.08.1980 Pertti Pakkanen

Larva on Liliodendron tulipifera, Sassafras albidum, Prunus serotina, Lindera benzoin, Cephalanthus occidentalis, Syringa vulgaris, Fraxinus americana, Liquidambar styraciflua, Symplocos tinctoria, Magnolia virginiana [SMNA]

Callosamia angulifera (Walker, 1855)
ENA. See [About maps] Tulip-tree Silkmoth
Samia angulifera Walker, 1855
Callosamia aurantiaca Igel, 1928
= ; [NACL, #7765]
Callosamia angulifera, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Callosamia angulifera, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
C. angulifera, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Callosamia angulifera, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Callosamia angulifera ; [NACL, #7765]

Larva on Liliodendron tulipifera [SMNA]

Callosamia securifera (Maassen, 1873)
SENA Sweetbay Silkmoth
Samia securifera Maassen, 1873; , TL: "Amer. Centr."
Callosamia angulifera var. carolina Jones, 1908
= ; [NACL, #7766]
Callosamia securifera, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Callosamia securifera, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
C. securifera, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Callosamia securifera, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Callosamia securifera ; [NACL, #7766]

Larva on Magnolia virginiana [SMNA]

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[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.
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[Bill Oehlke]
Saturniidae; e-mail: Bill Oehlke; http://www3.pei.sympatico.ca/oehlkew
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
[Lynn Scott]
Moths of the Ottawa Area; Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
North American Moth Photographers Group
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[Pertti Pakkanen]
e-mail: Pertti Pakkanen; Butterfly and moth observations from Finland
Tuskes, Paul M., Tuttle, James P., Collins, Michael M.; The wild silk moths of North America

Some related literature:
Drury, 1773
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 2 : 1-90, pl. 1-50
Packard, 1864
Synopsis of the Bombycidae of the United States. (1 & 2) Proc. ent. Soc. Philad. 3 : 97-130, : 331-396

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