Saturniidae (Boisduval, 1837)

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Family Synonyms

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Subfamilies

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Agliinae Packard, 1893 Subfamily  
Arsenurinae Jordan, 1922 Subfamily  
Ceratocampinae Harris, 1841 Subfamily  
Cercophaninae Jordan, 1924 Subfamily  
Hemileucinae Grote & Robinson, 1866 Subfamily  
Oxyteninae Jordan, 1924 Subfamily  
Salassinae Michener, 1949 Subfamily  
Saturniinae Boisduval, 1837 Subfamily  

Genera

NAME AUTHOR STATUS PUBLICATION
Acanthocampa Packard, 1902 Synonym of genus Packard A. S. 1902. Two New Genera of Bunæinine African Moths. - Journal of the New York entomological Society 10:100–106.
Adafroptilum Darge, 2004 Genus Darge Ph. 2004b. Adafroptilum, nouveau nom pour Afroptilum Darge, 2003 (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). - Bulletin de la Société entomologique de Mulhouse 60(1):12.
Adrougeriana Darge, 2015 Genus Darge Ph. 2015b. Observations sur les genres Micragone Walker, 1855 et Cyrtogone Walker, 1855, avec description de trois genres nouveaux : Basquiniana, Adrougeriana et Mucidomorpha (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae, Saturniinae, Micragonini). - Saturnafrica 22:21–37, pls A–E.
Afroptilum Darge, 2003 Unavailable name Darge Ph. 2003. Saturniidae. Catalogue commenté et illustré des Lépidoptères Saturniidae de l'Afrique du Centre et de l'Ouest, avec des renseignements sur les espèces des autres régions de l'Afrique continentale. - — 2:167–275, pl. 14–21.
Alindabunaea Stoneham, 1962 Synonym of genus Stoneham H. F. 1962. A provisional check list of the African Saturnidae in the museum collections. Parts 1–5. - Bulletin of the Stoneham Museum 75:3.
Ancalaespina Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Angas Wallengren, 1865 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1865. Heterocer-Fjärilar, samlade i Kafferlandet af J. A. Wahlberg. - Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 5(4):1–83.
Angelica Distant, 1903 Synonym of genus Distant W. L. 1903. Insecta Transvaaliensia: a contribution to a knowledge of the Entomology of South Africa. Order Lepidoptera. Suborder Heterocera. - — :49–96, pls iii–viii.
Antherina Sonthonnax, 1901 Genus Sonthonnax L. 1901a. Essai de classification des Lépidoptères producteurs de soie (3me fascicule). - Rapport du Laboratoire d'étude de la soie, Lyon 10:61–131, pls 1–29.
Antistathmoptera Tams, 1935 Genus Tams W. H. T. 1935a. A remarkable new African moth belonging to the family Saturniidae. - Stylops 4(5):97–99.
Aphelia Westwood, 1849 Unavailable name Westwood J. O. 1849. Monograph of the large African species of nocturnal Lepidoptera belonging or allied to the genus Saturnia. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 17:33–61, pls vii–x.
Argema Wallengren, 1858 Genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Asthenia Westwood, 1841 Unavailable name Westwood J. O. 1841. In: Jardine W. (Ed.), The Naturalists Library (Edn 1) 32 (Entomology 7). - — 32:1–229, pls 1–34.
Asthenidia Westwood, 1879 Synonym of genus Westwood J. O. 1879. Observations on the Uraniidae, a family of Lepidopterous Insects, with a synopsis of the family and a monograph of Coronidia, one of the genera of which it is composed. - Transactions of the entomological Society of London 10 (12)(1):507–542, pls lxxxv–lxxxviii.
Athletes Karsch, 1896 Genus Karsch F. 1896c. Berichtigungen und Ergänzungen zu W. Rothschild: "Notes on Saturniidae". - Entomologische Nachrichten 22(16):246–255.
Aurivillius Packard, 1902 Genus Packard A. S. 1902. Two New Genera of Bunæinine African Moths. - Journal of the New York entomological Society 10:100–106.
Basquiniana Darge, 2015 Genus Darge Ph. 2015b. Observations sur les genres Micragone Walker, 1855 et Cyrtogone Walker, 1855, avec description de trois genres nouveaux : Basquiniana, Adrougeriana et Mucidomorpha (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae, Saturniinae, Micragonini). - Saturnafrica 22:21–37, pls A–E.
Bolocera Felder C. & Felder R., 1874 Unavailable name Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140.
Bunaea Hübner, 1819 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Bunaeoides Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Bunaeopsis Bouvier, 1927 Genus Bouvier E. L. 1927c. Sur les saturniens d'Afrique. - Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de France 184:1289–1292.
Campimoptilum Karsch, 1896 Genus Karsch F. 1896c. Berichtigungen und Ergänzungen zu W. Rothschild: "Notes on Saturniidae". - Entomologische Nachrichten 22(16):246–255.
Camponoptilum Strand, 1909 Unavailable name Strand E. 1909a. Lepidopteren aus Deutsch-Ost-Afrika gesammelt von Herrn Leutnant F. Trefurth. - Entomologische Rundschau 26(18):107–109, (19): 115–116.
Capena Fawcett, 1916 Synonym of genus Fawcett J. M. 1916. Notes on a collection of Heterocera made by Mr. W. Feather in British East Africa, 1911–13. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1916(4):707–737, pl. 1.
Carnegia Holland, 1896 Genus Holland W. J. 1896e. A new African Saturniid. - Entomological News 7(5):133–135, pl. 6.
Ceranchia Butler, 1878 Genus Butler A. G. 1878d. Descriptions of some new genera and species of Lepidoptera from Old Calabar and Madagascar. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 2(12):455–465.
Cerina Vuillet, 1911 Unavailable name Vuillet J. & Vuillet A. 1911. Notes sur Cerina butyrospermi A. Vuillet. - Insecta; publication mensuelle de la Station entomologique de la Faculté des Sciences de Rennes 1(12):271–277.
Cinabra Sonthonnax, 1901 Genus Sonthonnax L. 1901b. Essai de classification des Lépidoptères producteurs de soie. Saturniens. - — 3:1–76, pls 1–29.
Cirina Walker, 1855 Genus Walker F. 1855d. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part VI.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 6:i–iv, 1259–1507.
Cometesia Bouvier, 1928 Synonym of genus Bouvier E. L. 1928a. Observations sur la structure et le classement des saturniens de l'Afrique. - Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences de l'Institut de France (2) 59(4):1–42.
Cremastochrysallis Karsch, 1892 Synonym of genus Karsch F. 1893. Verzeichniss der von Herrn Dr. Paul Preuss in Kamerun beobachteten Saturniiden. - Berliner entomologische Zeitschrift 37 (1892)(4):495–505, pls 19–20.
Cyanissa Crawley, 1886 Unavailable name Crowley P. 1886. Pupae of nocturnal Lepidoptera from Natal. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1886:296–297.
Cyrtogone Walker, 1855 Genus Walker F. 1855c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part V.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 5:i–iv, 977–1257.
Decachorda Aurivillius, 1898 Genus Aurivillius C. 1898c. Diagnosen neuer Lepidopteren aus Afrika 4. - Entomologisk Tidskrift 19(3–4):177–186.
Dogoia Bouyer, 2015 Genus Bouyer Th. 2015. Description d'un nouveau genre de Saturniidae africain Dogoia n. gen. (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae, Saturniinae). - Entomologia Africana 20(1):7–16.
Drepanoptera Rothschild, 1895 Synonym of genus Rothschild W. 1895b. Notes on Saturniidae; with a preliminary revision of the family down to the genus Automeris, and descriptions of some new species. - Novitates Zoologicae 2(1–3):35–51.
Eochroa Felder, 1874 Genus Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140.
Eoholocerina Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Eosia Le Cerf, 1911 Genus Le Cerf F. 1911c. Collections recueillies en Afrique orientale par le Baron Maurice de Rothschild (Lépidoptères) en 1905. Lépidoptères hétérocères. (Saturnidae.) - Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle 17:307–309.
Epiphora Wallengren, 1860 Genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1860. Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 4(2):33–46, (6): 161–176.
Euaurivillius Packard, 1902 Synonym of genus Packard A. S. 1902. Two New Genera of Bunæinine African Moths. - Journal of the New York entomological Society 10:100–106.
Eudaemonia Hübner, 1819 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Eustera Duncan & Westwood, 1841 Synonym of genus Duncan J. 1841. Exotic moths. – In: Jardine, W. (Ed.) The Naturalist's Library 32. Entomology VII. Exotic moths. - — 7:1–229, pls 1–30.
Faidherbia Guérin-Méneville, 1865 Synonym of genus Guérin-Méneville F. E. 1865. Cryptogame sur un Sphinx de l'ile Maurice. - Annales de la Société entomologique de France (4)5:lviii.
Falcipennae Pinhey, 1972 Synonym of genus Pinhey E. C. G. 1972b. Emperor moths of South and South-Central Africa. - — :i–xi, 1–150, pls 1–43.
Gonimbrasa Pagenstecher, 1909 Unavailable name Pagenstecher A. 1909. Geschichte europäischer Schmetterlinge. - — .
Gonimbrasia Butler, 1878 Genus Butler A. G. 1878d. Descriptions of some new genera and species of Lepidoptera from Old Calabar and Madagascar. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (5) 2(12):455–465.
Goodia Holland, 1893 Genus Holland W. J. 1893e. New species of West African Drepanulidae. - Entomological News 4:171–181, pl. 1.
Guillemeia Sonthonnax, 1899 Synonym of genus Sonthonnax L. 1899a. Essai de classification des Lépidoptères producteurs de soie. - Rapport du Laboratoire d'étude de la soie, Lyon 9:150 a.o., pl. 32.
Gynanisa Walker, 1855 Genus Walker F. 1855c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part V.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 5:i–iv, 977–1257.
Heniocha Hübner, 1819 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Heniochella Cooper & Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Heniucha Pagenstecher, 1909 Unavailable name Pagenstecher A. 1909. Geschichte europäischer Schmetterlinge. - — .
Henucha Walker, 1855 Unavailable name Walker F. 1855c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part V.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 5:i–iv, 977–1257.
Holocera Felder C. & Felder R., 1874 Unavailable name Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140.
Holocerina Pinhey, 1956 Genus Pinhey E. C. G. 1956a. The emperor moths of Eastern Africa. - Journal of East African Natural History 23(1):1–63, pls 1–27.
Hyperchirioides Lemaire, 1981 Synonym of genus Lemaire C. 1981. Nouveaux Attacidae andins et sud-brésiliens (Lepidoptera). - Revue française d'Entomologie 3(3):87–93.
Imbrasia Hübner, 1819 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Lasioptila Kirby, 1896 Synonym of genus Kirby W. F. 1896. On a collection of moths from East Africa formed by Dr. W. J. Ansorge, Medical Officer to the Uganda Administration. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (6) 18(107):375–396, pl. 19.
Leucopteryx Packard, 1903 Genus Packard A. S. 1903. New generic type of Bombycine moths. - Journal of the New York entomological Society 11:244–249.
Lobobunaea Packard, 1901 Genus Packard A. S. 1901. A new genus of sphingicampid moths allied to Bunaea. - Journal of the New York entomological Society 9:191–192.
Lobobunaeoides Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Lomelia Duncan & Westwood, 1841 Synonym of genus Duncan J. 1841. Exotic moths. – In: Jardine, W. (Ed.) The Naturalist's Library 32. Entomology VII. Exotic moths. - — 7:1–229, pls 1–30.
Ludia Wallengren, 1865 Genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1865. Heterocer-Fjärilar, samlade i Kafferlandet af J. A. Wahlberg. - Kungliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 5(4):1–83.
Maltagorea Bouyer, 1993 Genus Bouyer Th. 1993. Maltagorea n. gen., un nouveau genre de Saturniidae malgache (Lepidoptera : Saturniidae, Saturniinae, Pseudapheliini) - Lambillionea 93(1):97–102.
Melanocera Sonthonnax, 1901 Genus Sonthonnax L. 1901a. Essai de classification des Lépidoptères producteurs de soie (3me fascicule). - Rapport du Laboratoire d'étude de la soie, Lyon 10:61–131, pls 1–29.
Micragone Walker, 1855 Genus Walker F. 1855c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part V.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 5:i–iv, 977–1257.
Microgone Walker, 1855 Unavailable name Walker F. 1855c. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part V.– Lepidoptera Heterocera. - — 5:i–iv, 977–1257.
Montanimbrasia Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Mucidomorpha Darge, 2015 Genus Darge Ph. 2015b. Observations sur les genres Micragone Walker, 1855 et Cyrtogone Walker, 1855, avec description de trois genres nouveaux : Basquiniana, Adrougeriana et Mucidomorpha (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae, Saturniinae, Micragonini). - Saturnafrica 22:21–37, pls A–E.
Neoathletes Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Neobunaeopsis Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Neolobobunaea Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Neovegetia Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Oberprieleria Cooper & Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Orthogonioptilum Karsch, 1893 Genus Karsch F. 1893. Verzeichniss der von Herrn Dr. Paul Preuss in Kamerun beobachteten Saturniiden. - Berliner entomologische Zeitschrift 37 (1892)(4):495–505, pls 19–20.
Parabunaeopsis Bouvier, 1934 Synonym of genus Bouvier E. L. 1934. Nouvelles considérations sur les saturnides africains. - Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de France :1652–1655.
Parusta Rothschild, 1907 Genus Rothschild W. 1907c. New African Saturniidae. - Annals and Magazine of Natural History (7) 20:1–10.
Pinheyella Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Protogynanisa Rougeot, 1971 Genus Rougeot P.-C. 1971d. [Title]. - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 33(3):710 a.o..
Pselaphelia Aurivillius, 1904 Genus Aurivillius C. 1904c. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Insektenfauna von Kamerun. 11. Lepidoptera Heterocera II. - Arkiv för Zoologi 2(4):1–68, pl. 1.
Pseudantheraea Weymer, 1892 Genus Weymer G. W. 1892. Exotische Lepidopteren VI. Aus dem Afrikanischen Faunagebiet. - Stettiner Entomologische Zeitung 53(4–5):79–125.
Pseudaphelia Kirby, 1892 Genus Kirby W. F. 1892a. A synonymic catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera. (Moths.) Vol. I. Sphinges & Bombyces. - — :1–951.
Pseudimbrasia Rougeot, 1962 Genus Rougeot P.-C. 1962a. Les Lépidoptères de l'Afrique noire occidentale. Attacidés (= Saturniidés). - Bulletin de l'Institut fondamental d'Afrique noire (A) 14(4):1–214.
Pseudobunaea Bouvier, 1927 Genus Bouvier E. L. 1927c. Sur les saturniens d'Afrique. - Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de France 184:1289–1292.
Pseudoludia Strand, 1911 Genus Strand E. 1911r. Die im Berliner Museum vorhandenen Ludia- und Holocera-Arten, nebst Beschreibungen weiterer, von Prof. Dr. J. Vosseler gesammelter afrikanischer Grossschmetterlinge. - Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift Iris 25(9):110–112; (10): 113–121.
Rohaniella Bouvier, 1927 Genus Bouvier E. L. 1927c. Sur les saturniens d'Afrique. - Comptes Rendus de l'Académie des Sciences de France 184:1289–1292.
Rougeotella Cooper, 2002 Synonym of genus Cooper M. R. & Cooper M. D. 2002. The emperor moths of KwaZulu-Natal. - — :1–103.
Sculna Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Tagoropsiella Darge, 2008 Genus Darge Ph. 2008g. Etude du complexe de Tagaropsis ikondae Rougeot, 1973, avec description d'un genre nouveau et de nouvelles espèces dans ce genre (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae, Saturniinae). - Saturnafrica 2:27–39.
Tagoropsis Felder, 1874 Genus Felder C., Felder R. & Rogenhofer A. F. 1865–1875. Reise der österreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von Wüllerstorf-Urbair. Zoologischer Theil. Zweiter Band. Abtheilung 2, Heft 4, Lepidoptera. Atlas der Heterocera. - — 2(4):1–20, pls 1–140.
Therinia Hübner, 1823 Genus Hübner J. 1816–1826. Verzeichnis bekannter Schmettlinge [sic]. - — :1–432.
Thrinia Herrich-Schäffer, 1855 Unavailable name Herrich-Schäffer G. A. W. 1842–1856. Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa, zugleich als Text, Revision und Supplement zu Jakob Hübner's Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. 6. - — 6:[i]–[iv] + [i]–ii– xviii + [i]+ii+viii + 1–178 + [1]–2–72 + [1]–2–48, pls [i]–ii--xxii + i–xiv.
Thyelia Walker, 1865 Unavailable name Walker F. 1865b. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum. Part XXXII.– Supplement Part 2. - — 32:i–iv, 323–706.
Thyella Wallengren, 1858 Synonym of genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1858. Nye Fjäril-slägten. - Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15:75–84, 135–142, 209–215.
Ubaena Karsch, 1900 Genus Karsch F. 1900d. Drei neue Lepidopteren aus Ostafrika gesammelt von Herrn Stabsarzt Dr. Fülleborn. - Entomologische Nachrichten 26(23):353–359.
Urota Westwood, 1849 Genus Westwood J. O. 1849. Monograph of the large African species of nocturnal Lepidoptera belonging or allied to the genus Saturnia. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 17:33–61, pls vii–x.
Usta Wallengren, 1863 Genus Wallengren H. D. J. 1863a. Lepidopterologische Mittheilungen. III. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 7(5):137–151.
Vegetia Jordan, 1922 Genus Jordan K. 1922b. A monograph of the Saturnian subfamily Ludiinae. - Novitates Zoologicae 29:249–326.
Yatanga Darge, 2008 Synonym of genus Darge Ph. 2008d. Démembrement du genre Goodia Holland et description de Yatanga nouveau genre (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae, Saturniinae, Micragonini). - Saturnafrica 2:11–18.