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Hyalophora Duncan [& Westwood], 1841
Hyalophora Duncan [& Westwood], 1841; in Jardine, Naturalist's Libr. (Edn. 1) 33 (Ent. 7): 124, 132, TS: Phalaena cecropia Linnaeus
Platysamia Grote, 1865; Proc. Ent. Soc. Philad. 5 : 228, TS: Phalaena cecropia Linnaeus
Hyalophora (Attacini) ; [NACL, 109]; [MABL]

Hyalophora cecropia (Linnaeus, 1758)
ENA. See [About maps] Cecropia Moth Robin Moth
Phalaena cecropia Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 496, TL: North America
diana (Castiglioni, 1790)
= ; [NACL, #7767]
macula (Reiff, 1911)
= ; [NACL, #7767]
uhlerii (Polacek, 1928)
= ; [NACL, #7767]
obscura (Sageder, 1933)
= ; [NACL, #7767]
albofasciata (Sageder, 1933)
= ; [NACL, #7767]
Hyalophora cecropia, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Hyalophora cecropia, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Hyalophora cecropia, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Hyalophora cecropia, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Hyalophora cecropia, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Hyalophora cecropia, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Hyalophora cecropia ; [NACL, #7767]
[cecropia-1l.jpg] 1000x753 (~86Kb) larva USA, ex. o. (commercial source), Photo 09.08.1980 © Pertti Pakkanen [cecropia-2l.jpg] 700x1030 (~78Kb) larva USA, ex. o. (commercial source), Photo 24.08.1980 © Pertti Pakkanen

Larva on Acer, A. negundo, A. saccharinum, Prunus, Malus, Betulaceae, Cornus, Salix, Larix laricina?, L. decidua [SMNA]



Hyalophora columbia (Smith, 1865)
Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Maine, Manitoba, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan. See [About maps] Columbia Silkmoth
Samia columbia Smith, 1865; , TL: Norway, Maine
Hyalophora columbia, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Hyalophora columbia, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Hyalophora columbia, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Hyalophora columbia ; [NACL, #7768]

Larva on Larix, L. laricina, Prunus pensylvanica, Alnus rugosa, Betula papyrifera [SMNA]


Hyalophora gloveri (Strecker, 1872)
Rocky Mountains. See [About maps] Platysamia gloveri Strecker, 1872
Platysamia gloveri var. reducta Neumoegen, 1891
= ; [NACL, #7769]
Hyalophora gloveri, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Hyalophora gloveri, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Hyalophora columbia gloveri, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Hyalophora columbia gloveri, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Hyalophora columbia gloveri Strecker, 1872; Lemaire, 1978
Hyalophora gloveri ; [NACL, #7769]
[gloveri-1l.jpg] 1000x744 (~77Kb) larva USA, ex. o. (commercial source), Photo 26.06.1979 © Pertti Pakkanen [gloveri-2l.jpg] 700x943 (~75Kb) larva USA, ex. o. (commercial source), Photo 10.07.1979 © Pertti Pakkanen [gloveri-f.jpg] 466x340 (~48Kb) female Bigfork, Montana, USA, July 7, 1975, Photo © Dan Chaffee

H. g. nokomis (Brodie, 1894)
Platysamia columbia nokomis Brodie, 1894
Platysamia columbia winonah Brodie, 1894
= ; [NACL, #7769a]
Hyalophora gloveri nokomis ; [NACL, #7769a]

Hyalophora euryalus (Boisduval, 1855)
WNA. See [About maps] Ceanothus Silkmoth
Saturnia euryalus Boisduval, 1855; , TL: California
californica (Grote, 1865)
= ; [NACL, #7770]
ceanothi (Boisduval, 1869)
= ; [NACL, #7770]
Samia rubra Neumoegen & Dyar, 1894
= ; [NACL, #7770]
parvimacula (Grote, 1903)
= ; [NACL, #7770]
kasloensis (Cockerell, 1914)
= ; [NACL, #7770]
Hyalophora euryalus, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Hyalophora euryalus, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Hyalophora euryalus, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Hyalophora euryalus, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Hyalophora euryalus, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Hyalophora euryalus ; [NACL, #7770]
[euryalus.jpg] 600x444 (~59Kb) USA, CA, Amador County, e.o, Photo 27.5.1997 © Dan Chaffee

Larva on Ceanothus, Rhamnus californica, Prunus emarginata, Arctostaphylos, Alnus, Betula, Corylus, Ribes, Pseudotsuga menziesii, Arbutus menziesii, Salix [SMNA]


Mexico, ...? Hyalophora euryalus euryalus ; [MABL]
H. e. cedrosensis (Cockerell, 1914)
Mexico, ...? cedrosensis (Cockerell, 1914)
= euryalus (Boisduval, 1855); [NACL, #7770]
Hyalophora euryalus cedrosensis ; [MABL]

Hyalophora cecropia × euryalus
[x_cecropia_euryalus.jpg] 580x430 (~77Kb) USA, e.o (male cecropia, Kansas City, MO) × (female euryalus, Amador County, CA), Photo 16.5.1997 © Dan Chaffee


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References:
[ALBERTA]
University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[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
[Bill Oehlke]
Saturniidae; e-mail: Bill Oehlke; http://www3.pei.sympatico.ca/oehlkew
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[Dan Chaffee]
6903 NW Cross Rd; Kansas City, Mo. 64152; USA; e-mail: Dan Chaffee
[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
[Lynn Scott]
Moths of the Ottawa Area; Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
[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
[PNWM]
Pacific Northwest Moths
[Pertti Pakkanen]
e-mail: Pertti Pakkanen; Butterfly and moth observations from Finland
[SMNA]
Tuskes, Paul M., Tuttle, James P., Collins, Michael M.; The wild silk moths of North America


Some related literature:
Grote, 1865
Notes on Bombycidae of Cuba Proc. Ent. Soc. Philad. 5 : 227-255, pl. 4
Linnaeus, 1758
Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Clases, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Symonymis, Locis. Tomis I. 10th Edition Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 1-338, : 339-824


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