Cecropia Moth, Cecropia Silk Moth, Robin Moth, Hyalophora cecropia Linnaeus (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Saturniidae: Saturniinae: Attacini)
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Gallice, Geoffrey R. 2010. “Cecropia Moth, Cecropia Silk Moth, Robin Moth, Hyalophora Cecropia Linnaeus (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Saturniidae: Saturniinae: Attacini): EENY 478/IN861, 7/2010”. EDIS 2010 (5). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in861-2010.

Abstract

EENY 478, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Geoffrey R. Gallice, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It describes this spectacular member of the Saturniidae family — synonymy, distribution, hosts, and economic importance. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, July 2010.

EENY 478/IN861: Cecropia Moth, Cecropia Silk Moth, Robin Moth, Hyalophora cecropia Linnaeus (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Saturniidae: Saturniinae: Attacini) (ufl.edu)

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