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Saturniidae
890071.007757.1Antheraea oculea (Neumögen, 1883) – Western Polyphemus Moth

© Charles W. Melton
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Synonymy: Telea oculea Neumögen, 1883
Telea aurelia Druce, 1892
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1972. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2b: p. 204; pl. 15.1-2. order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 37.11m; p. 241. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Antheraea oculea
© Margarethe Brummermann
Antheraea oculea
- 120mm – © Jim Vargo
Antheraea oculea
AZ – © Jim Vargo
Antheraea oculea
© Salvador Vitanza LG
feeding on southern oak leaves

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