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Cynthia Moth, Ailanthus Silkmoth (Samia cynthia)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Saturniidae (sa-tur-NEE-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Samia
Species: cynthia (SIN-thee-a) (Info)


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Member Notes:

Neutral aythya_americana On Jan 15, 2010, aythya_americana from Perrysburg, OH wrote:

Asiatic species introduced into the Nearctic. Sometimes called the Ailanthus silkmoth. Larvae feed on the Ailanthus tree.

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