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Silk Moth and Hawkmoth with caterpillar on branch Featured Cynthia Moth Print

Silk Moth and Hawkmoth with caterpillar on branch

1. Samia cynthia, the ailanthus silkmoth, is a saturniid moth, used to produce silk fabric but not as domesticated as the silkworm, Bombyx mori.
2.Bombyx mori, the domestic silkmoth, is an insect from the moth family Bombycidae.
3. Acherontia atropos, the ( African ) death's-head hawkmoth, is the most widely recognized of three species within the genus Acherontia ( the other two being Acherontia lachesis and Acherontia styx ).
Original edition from my own archives
Source : "Die Thierwelt R. Bommeli" 1894

© Ralf Hettler