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Saturnia Schrank, 1802
Saturnia Schrank, 1802; Fauna Boica 2 (2) : 149, TS: Bombyx pyri Denis & Schiffermüller
Heraea Hübner, [1806]; Tentamen determinationis digestionis ...: [1] (rej.), TS: Bombyx carpini Denis & Schiffermüller
Pavonia Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (10): 157, TS: Bombyx carpini Denis & Schiffermüller
= ; [NACL, 109]
Calosaturnia Smith, 1886; Proc. U.S. nat. Mus. 9 : 431, TS: Saturnia mendocino Behrens
= ; [NACL, 109]
Eudia Jordan, 1911; in Seitz, Gross-Schmett. Erde 2: 222, TS: Phalaena pavonia Linnaeus
= ; [NACL, 109]
Saturnia, Saturniidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]
Saturnia (Saturniini) ; [NACL, 109]; [MABL]

Saturnia pyri (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
NAF, SEU, CEU, Asia Minor, Armenia, Iran. See [About maps] Isoriikinkukkokehrääjä Stor påfågelspinnare Suur-paabusilm Large Emperor Great Peacock Moth Großes Nachtpfauenauge Birnspinner Gran-paon Gran Pavón nagy pávaszem
Bombyx pyri Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775; Ankündung eines systematischen Werkes von den Schmetterlingen der Wienergegend: 49, TL: Vienna district
Phalaena pavonia major Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 497
ilvana Tauber, 1969
pinkerae Kobes, 1980
Saturnia pyri, African Moths [AFM]
Saturnia pyri, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Saturnia pyri, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Saturnia pyri, Saturniidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]
Saturnia pyri, European Saturniidae [Bill Oehlke]
Saturnia pyri pyri ; de Freina, 1994, Atalanta 25 (1/2): 335
[pyri-1.jpg] 599x400 (~76Kb) Central Europe 1990-2000, Photo © Michael Borsch [pyri-1l.jpg] 400x601 (~48Kb) larva Central Europe 1990-2000, Photo © Michael Borsch

Larva on Juglans regia, Malus, Pirus, Prunus, Fraxinus [BSW]



Saturnia atlantica Lucas, 1849
NAF. See [About maps] Atlasvuortenriikinkukkokehrääjä Le Paon de Nuit de Lucas
Saturnia atlantica Lucas, 1849; , TL: Algeria, "Tonga Lake"
maroccana Austaut, 1894
Saturnia atlantica, Saturniidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]

Larva on Fraxinus, Alnus, Rhamnus, Olea [BSW]


fiSaturnia pavonia (Linnaeus, 1758)
EU - Siberia - Amur, Ussuri. See [About maps] Pikkuriikinkukkokehrääjä Riikinkukkokehrääjä Emperor Moth Kleines Nachtpfauenauge Petit-paon de Nuit Pequeño Pavón de Noche Liten påfågelspinnare Kevadpaabusilm Piccolo pavone natpåfugleøje kis pávaszem
Phalaena pavonia Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 496, TL: [Europe]
minor Linnaeus, 1758
Bombyx carpini Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775; Ankündung eines systematischen Werkes von den Schmetterlingen der Wienergegend: 50, TL: Vienna district
alpina Favre, 1897
borealis Rangnow, 1935
lapponica Lingonblad, 1936
lappmarchica Bryk, 1948
Saturnia pavonia, Larvae of North-European Lepidoptera [Kimmo Silvonen]
Saturnia pavonia, Svenska fjärilar [SVF]
Saturnia pavonia, Norges Sommerfugler [NORLEP]
Saturnia pavonia, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Saturnia pavonia pavonia, Saturniidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]
Saturnia pavonia, European Saturniidae [Bill Oehlke]
[pavonia-1lx.jpg] 550x417 (~36Kb) larva FINLAND: Ab: Suomusjärvi, 669:31, 22.6.1997, Photo © Markku Savela [pavonia-1ly.jpg] 400x675 (~52Kb) larva FINLAND: Ab: Suomusjärvi, 669:31, ex.l (1.7.1997), Photo © Markku Savela [pavonia-1lz.jpg] 400x935 (~47Kb) larva FINLAND: Ab: Suomusjärvi, 669:31, ex.l (18.7.1997), Photo © Markku Savela
[pavonia-2o.jpg] 500x645 (~33Kb) ova Finland, Järvenpää 670:39, (ex. i) 19.5.1979, Photo © Pertti Pakkanen [pavonia-3l.jpg] 750x450 (~37Kb) larva Finland, U:Järvenpää 670:39, 5.6.1977, Photo © Pertti Pakkanen [pavonia-4l.jpg] 500x588 (~35Kb) larva Finland, U: Järvenpää 670:39, (ex.o) 27.6.1978, Photo © Pertti Pakkanen
[pavonia-5c.jpg] 700x462 (~49Kb) cocoon Finland, U: Tuusula 670:38, 19.9.1976, Photo © Pertti Pakkanen [pavonia-6f.jpg] 700x438 (~32Kb) female Finland, U: Järvenpää 670:39, ex.l. 1979, Photo © Pertti Pakkanen [pavonia-7f.jpg] 512x768 (~77Kb) female Germany, Baden-Württemberg, Ötisheim, Scharrkessel (8°49'E, 48°58'N, 320m), 20.04.2000 (ex. larva), Photo © Karl Hofsäß
[pavonia-8l.jpg] 597x400 (~46Kb) larva Central Europe 1990-2000, Photo © Michael Borsch [pavonia-8m.jpg] 597x400 (~48Kb) male Central Europe 1990-2000, Photo © Michael Borsch [pavonia-f.jpg] 900x506 (~49Kb) female FINLAND, Ab: Suomusjärvi, 669:31, ex.l. 22.6.1997, Photo 17.5.1998 © Markku Savela
[pavonia-m.jpg] 1000x699 (~82Kb) male FINLAND: ex. o., Photo 1999 © Markku Savela

Larva on Betula, B. verrucosa, B. pubescens, B. nana, Alnus incana, Quercus robur, Salix, S. starkeana, S. aurita, S. phylicifolia, S. caprea, Populus tremula, Rosa sp., R. majalis, Fragaria ananassa, Alchemilla sp., Rubus idaeus, R. chamaemorus, Potentilla palustris, Filipendula ulmaria, Malus domestica, Sorbus aucuparia, Rhamnus frangula, R. cathartica, Calluna vulgaris, Vaccinium, V. myrtillus, V. uliginosum [SPRK]


S. p. ligurica Weismann, 1876
France, Italy, Sicily, Balkans Saturnia pavonia ligurica Weismann, 1876; , TL: Italy, Liguria, Genova
Saturnia meridionalis Calberla, 1887
Saturnia pavonia ligurica, Saturniidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]

Saturnia spini (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)
SWEU - S.Russia - Altai, Asia Minor. See [About maps] Keskiriikinkukkokehrääjä Mellersta påfågelspinnare Schwarzdornspinner Moyen-paon közepes pávaszem
Phalaena (Attacus) pavonia media Esper, 1782; Die. Schmett., Th. III (16): 33, (15): pl. 3, f. 1-2
Saturnia spini, Moths and Butterflies of Europe [MBE]
Saturnia spini, Saturniidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]
Saturnia spini spini ; de Freina, 1994, Atalanta 25 (1/2): 336

Larva on Prunus, Rosa, Crataegus, Ulmus, Alnus, Salix, Populus [BSW]


Saturnia cephalariae (Romanoff, 1885)
Saturnia cephalariae, Saturniidae of the Western Palearctic [Tony Pittaway]
Saturnia cephalariae cephalariae ; de Freina, 1994, Atalanta 25 (1/2): 336

 

Saturnia mendocino Behrens, 1876
California. See [About maps] Saturnia mendocino Behrens, 1876; Can. Ent. 8 (8) : 149, TL: California, Mendocino Co.
Saturnia mendocino, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Saturnia mendocino, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Saturnia mendocino, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Saturnia mendocino, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Saturnia mendocino ; [NACL, #7751]

Larva on Arctostaphylos, Arbutus menziesii [SMNA]


Saturnia walterorum Hogue & Johnson, 1958
California, Mexico, .... See [About maps] Saturnia walterorum, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Saturnia walterorum, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Saturnia walterorum, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Saturnia walterorum ; [NACL, #7752]; [MABL]
Misidentified/misapplied:
Calosaturnia meridionalis; Johnson, 1940

Larva on Arctostaphylos, Rhus laurina, R. integrifolia [SMNA]


Saturnia albofasciata (Johnson, 1938)
California. See [About maps] Calosaturnia albofasciata Johnson, 1938
Saturnia albofasciata, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Saturnia albofasciata, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Saturnia albofasciata, Saturniidae of North America [Bill Oehlke]
Saturnia albofasciata ; [NACL, #7753]

Larva on Ceanothus cuneatus, C. cordulatus, C. betuloides [SMNA]



Unknown or unplaced taxa

Saturnia pandora Klug, 1836; Neue Schmett. (1) : 7, pl. 5, f. 2


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References:
[AFM]
African Moths
[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
[BSW]
de Freina & Witt, 1987; Die Bombyces und Sphinges der Westpalearktis; ISBN 3-926285-00-1
[Bill Oehlke]
Saturniidae; e-mail: Bill Oehlke; http://www3.pei.sympatico.ca/oehlkew
[ESP]
Heppner, 1981; The dates of E. J. C. Esper's Die Schmetterlinge in Abblidungen... 1776-[1830]; Archives of Natural History (1981) 10 (2): 251-254
[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
[Karl Hofsäß]
Karl Hofsaess; e-mail: Karl Hofsäß
[Kimmo Silvonen]
Espoo, Finland; Kimmo's Lep Site
[MABL]
Manuel A. Balcázar Lara; Palomillas de México
[MBE]
Moths and Butteflies of Europe; Paolo Mazzei, Diego Reggianti and Ilaria Pimpinelli; http://www.leps.it/
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[Michael Borsch]
Geesthacht, Germany; contact through; e-mail: Francisco Welter-Schultes
[NACL]
Hodges, 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico
[NORLEP]
Norges Sommerfugler
[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
[SPRK]
Seppänen, E. J, 1970; Suomen suurperhostoukkien ravintokasvit, Animalia Fennica 14
[SVF]
Svenska fjärilar; Naturhistoriska riksmuseet; (Sweden)
[Tony Pittaway]
WWW pages; Sphingidae of the Western Palearctic; Saturniidae of the Western Palaearctic; Sphingidae of China (and adjacent regions)


Some related literature:
Behrens, 1876
Description of a new Saturnian Can. Ent. 8 (8) : 149
Esper, 1782
Die Schmetterlinge in Abbildungen nach der Natur mit Beschreibungen. Theil III. Die Nachtschmetterlinge Die. Schmett., Th. III (15): 1-32, pl. 1-6 (1782), (16): 33-56, pl. 7-12 (1782), (17): 57-88, pl. 6A, 13-17 (1783), (18): 89-104, pl. 18-23 (1783), (19): 105-136, pl. 24-31 (1784), (20): 137-184, pl. 32-37 (1785), (21): 185-208, pl. 38-43 (1785), (22): 209-240, pl. 44-49 (1785), (23): 241-272, pl. 50-55 (1785), (24): 273-288, pl. 56-61 (1786), (25): 289-312, pl. 62-67 (1786), (26): 313-328, pl. 68-73 (1786), (27): 329-344, pl. 74-79 (1786), (28): 345-396 (1786)
de Freina, 1994
9. Beitrag zur sytematischen Erfassung der Bombyces- und Sphinges-Fauna Kleinasiens Atalanta 25 (1/2): 317-349
Hübner, [1806]
Tentamen determinationis digestionis alque denominationis singlarum stripium Lepidopterorum, peritisad inspiciendum et dijudicandum communicatum, a Jacob Hübner Tentamen determinationis digestionis ...: -
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])
Klug, 1836
Neue Schmetterlinge der Insenkten-Sammlung des Königl. Zoologischen Musei der Universität zu Berlin Neue Schmett. (1) : 1-8, pl. 1-5
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
Schrank, 1802
Fauna Boica. Durchgedachte Geschichte der in Baiern einheimischen und zahmen Thiere Fauna Boica 2 (2) : 1-412
Smith, 1886
A revision of the Lepidopterous family Saturniidae Proc. U.S. nat. Mus. 9 : 414-437, pl. 12-14


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