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Rothschildia Grote, 1896
Rothschildia Grote, 1896; Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 34: 204, TS: Attacus jacobaeae Walker
Rothschildia (Attacini) ; [NACL, 109]; [MABL]

Rothschildia lebeau (Guérin-Méneville, 1868)
Mexico, Panama, Venezuela, .... See [About maps] Attacus lebeau Guérin-Méneville, 1868; Rev. Mag. Zool.: 320
Attacus bolivar Maassen & Weymer, 1873; Beitr. Schmett. 3: f. 27
Rothschildia lebeau, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Rothschildia lebeau, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Attacus lebeaui[sic, recte lebeau] ; Godman & Salvin, 1886, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 190
Ecuador
R. l. aroma Schaus, 1905
Mexico, ...? Rothschildia lebeau aroma ; [MABL]
R. l. inca Rothschild, 1907
Ecuador Rothschildia jorulla inca Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 415, TL: Carabaya, SE.Peru, La Union, Rio Huacamaya, 2000ft; La Oroya, Rio Inambari, 3100ft
R. l. forbesi Benjamin, 1934
Texas, Mexico Forbes' Silkmoth
Rothschildia forbesi Benjamin, 1934
Rothschildia draudti Benjamin, 1934
= Rothschildia forbesi Benjamin, 1934; [NACL, #7761]
Rothschildia forbesi, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Rothschildia lebeau forbesi, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Rothschildia forbesi ; [NACL, #7761]
Rothschildia lebeau forbesi ; [MABL]

Larva on Fraxinus berlandieriana, Zanthoxylum fagara, Prunus persica, Slaix, Citrus, Acacia [SMNA]

R. l. yucatana Lemaire, 1971
Mexico, ...? Rothschildia lebeau yucatana ; [MABL]

Rothschildia cincta (Tepper, 1883)
New Mexico. See [About maps] ?Attacus cinctus Tepper, 1883
?Rothschildia cinctus Tepper, 1882; Bull. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. 5 : 65, pl. 1, f. 1-2
Rothschildia pseudoguerreronis Hoffmann, 1942
= ; [NACL, #7760]
Rothschildia cinctus, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Rothschildia cincta, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Rothschildia cincta, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Rothschildia cincta, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Rothschildia cincta ; [NACL, #7760]
Rothschildia cinctus ; (Nomina Nearctica)
Misidentified/misapplied:
jorulla Westwood, 1853; auth.

Larva on Jatropha [SMNA]

Mexico, ...? Rothschildia cincta cincta ; [MABL]
R. c. guerreronis Draudt, 1929
Mexico, ...? Rothschildia guerreronis Draudt, 1929
= cincta (Tepper, 1883); [NACL, #7760]
Rothschildia cincta guerreronis ; [MABL]

 

Rothschildia arethusa (Walker, 1855)
Colombia, Brazil. See [About maps] Attacus arethusa Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1204
Attacus arethusa ; Godman & Salvin, 1886, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 191
R. a. rhodina Jordan, 1911
Ecuador

Rothschildia aricia (Walker, 1855)
Ecuador. See [About maps]
R. a. xanthina Rothschild, 1907
Ecuador, SE.Peru Rothschildia aricia xanthina Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 415, TL: Carabaya, SE.Peru, S.Domingo, 6000ft

Rothschildia erycina (Shaw, [1796])
Ecuador, Amazons, .... See [About maps] Bombyx splendens Palisot de Beauvois, 1805; Ins. Afr. Amer.: 133
[erycina-1.jpg] 1700x1275 (~348Kb) Brazil: Amazonas, Rio Negro, near (10 km) Manaus, 14.8.2008, Photo © Mario C. Raviglione

R. e. mexicana Draudt, 1929
Mexico, ...? Rothschildia erycina mexicana ; [MABL]
R. e. nigrescens Rothschild, 1907
Costa Rica Rothschildia erycina nigrescens Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 416, TL: Tuis, Costa Rica
R. e. vinacea Rothschild, 1907
Peru Rothschildia erycina vinacea Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 416, TL: Carabaya, SE.Peru
R. e. luciana Rothschild, 1907
Rothschildia erycina luciana Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 417, TL: Sta. Lucia

Rothschildia hesperus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Ecuador. See [About maps] Phalaena hesperus Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 809
Attacus hesperus ; Godman & Salvin, 1886, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 189

Rothschildia jacobaeae (Walker, 1855)
Attacus jacobaeae Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1211, TL: Brazil
[jacobaeae-1.jpg] 1200x852 (~139Kb) (Commercially cultivated, Argentina) ex.o., Photo 20.8.1979 © Pertti Pakkanen [jacobaeae-1l.jpg] 800x952 (~69Kb) larva (Commercially cultivated, Argentina) ex.o., Photo 14.7.1979 © Pertti Pakkanen


Rothschildia jorulla (Westwood, 1853)
-. See [About maps] Saturnia jorulla Westwood, 1853; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. (1853) 21 : 159, pl. 32, f. 1
Attacus jorulla ; Godman & Salvin, 1886, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 190
Mexico, ...? Rothschildia jorulla jorulla ; [MABL]

Rothschildia jorulloides (Dognin, 1895)
Ecuador. See [About maps] jorulloides (Dognin, 1895); Le Nat.: 142

Rothschildia orizaba (Westwood, 1853)
-. See [About maps] Attacus orizaba Westwood, 1853; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. (1853) 21 : 158, pl. 32, f. 2
Rothschildia ochracea Draudt, 1929; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 718
= ; [NACL, #7762]
Rothschildia prionidia Draudt, 1929; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 6: 718, pl. 134, row a
= ; [NACL, #7762]
Rothschildia paradoxa Hoffmann, 1942; An. Inst. Biol. Univ. Auton. Méx. 13: 172
= ; [NACL, #7762]
Rothschildia orizaba, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Attacus orizaba ; Godman & Salvin, 1886, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 189
Rothschildia orizaba ; [NACL, #7762]
Mexico - Panama Rothschildia orizaba orizaba ; [MABL]
R. o. peruviana Rothschild, 1907
Ecuador, Peru Rothschildia orizaba peruviana Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 413, TL: Carabaya, SE.Peru, La Oroya, Rio Inambari, 3100ft; Tinguri, 3400ft
R. o. equatorialis Rothschild, 1907
Ecuador Rothschildia orizaba equatorialis Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 413, TL: W.Ecuador
R. o. cauca Rothschild, 1907
Colombia Rothschildia orizaba cauca Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 414, TL: Cauca valley, Colombia
R. o. bogotana Rothschild, 1907
Rothschildia orizaba bogotana Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 414, TL: Santa Fé de Bogota
R. o. meridana Rothschild, 1907
Venezuela Rothschildia orizaba meridana Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 414, TL: Merida, Venezuela
R. o. triloba Rothschild, 1907
Costa Rica Rothschildia orizaba triloba Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 415, TL: Tuis; Carreblanco, Costa Rica

Rothschildia roxana Schaus, 1905
Mexico, ...?. See [About maps] Rothschildia roxana ; [MABL]

Rothschildia aurota (Cramer, [1775])
-. See [About maps] Phalaena aurota Cramer, [1775]; Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 11, pl. 8, f. A
R. a. andensis Rothschild, 1907
SE.Peru Rothschildia aurota andensis Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 415, TL: SE.Peru, La Oroya, Rio Inambar, 3100ft; Tingure, 3400ft

Rothschildia chiris Rothschild, 1907
Peru. See [About maps] Rothschildia chiris Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 413, TL: S.Domingo, Carabaya, SE.Peru, 6000ft

Rothschildia speculifer (Walker, 1855)
Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, Brazil. See [About maps] Attacus speculifer Walker, 1855; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 5: 1206
Attacus speculifera[sic, recte speculifer] ; Godman & Salvin, 1886, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 190

Rothschildia prionia Rothschild, 1907
NE.Brazil. See [About maps] Rothschildia prionia Rothschild, 1907; Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 415, TL: Maceo, NE.Brazil

Rothschildia condor Staudinger, 1894
Bolivia, Peru, .... See [About maps] Rothschildia condor Staudinger, 1894; Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 7 (1) : 84
Rothschildia stuarti Rothschild & Jordan, 1901; Novit. Zool. 8 (4) : 404, pl. 9, f. 3, TL: La Paz, Bolivia


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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
[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
[LAMAS-NEO]
Gerardo Lamas; Bibliography of butterflies; An Annocated Bibliography of the Neotropical Butterflies and Skipper (Lepididoptera: Papilionoidea and Hesperioidea); Revised Electronic Edition (2007)
[MABL]
Manuel A. Balcázar Lara; Palomillas de México
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[Mario C. Raviglione]
Dr Mario C. Raviglione; France / Italy; Director ; Stop TB Department (STB) ; HIV/AIDS, TB & Malaria Cluster (HTM) ; World Health Organization ; Avenue Appia, 20 ; CH-1211 Geneva 27 ; Switzerland ; e-mail: Mario C. Raviglione
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[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:
Cramer, [1775]
Uitlandsche Kapellen (Papillons exotiques) Uitl. Kapellen 1 (1-7): 1-132, pl. 1-84 (1775), (8): 133-155, pl. 85-96 (1776)
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, 1896
The hypenoid moths and allied groups Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc. 34: 416-436 (1895?)
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
Rothschild, 1907
New American Saturniidae and Ceratocampidae Novit. Zool. 14 (2) : 413-432
Rothschild & Jordan, 1901
On some Lepidoptera Novit. Zool. 8 (4) : 401-407, pl. 9-10
Staudinger, 1894
Hochlandine Lepidoptera Dt. Ent. Z. Iris 7 (1) : 43-100, pl. 1-2
Tepper, 1882
Description of new Moths Bull. Brooklyn Ent. Soc. 5 : 65-67
Walker, 1855
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 1: 1-278 (1854), 2: 279-581 (1854), 3: 583-775 (1855), 4: 777-976 (1855), 5: 977-1258 (1855), 6: 1259-1508 (1855), 7: 1509-1808 (1856)
Westwood, 1853
Descriptions of some New Species of Exotic Moths, belonging or allied to the Genus Saturnia Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. (1853) 21 : 157-167, pl. 32-33


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