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Saturniidae
890040.007730Hemileuca maia (Drury, 1773) – Buck Moth
Distribution Data for Hemileuca maia
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Synonymy: Phalaena maia Drury, 1773
Hemileuca lintneri Cockerell, 1914
Bombyx proserpina Fabricius, 1775
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., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2a: p. 115; pl. 8.6-8. order
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Hemileuca maia
Ronnie Gaubert
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Howell Curtis
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Howell Curtis
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Howell Curtis
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Aaron Brees
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Aaron Brees
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60mm – Jim Vargo
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Jerry Armstrong LG

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Jerry Armstrong LG

Hemileuca maia
Lee Ruth

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Lee Ruth

Hemileuca maia
Lee Ruth

Hemileuca maia
Howell Curtis

Hemileuca maia
Tom Murray

Hemileuca maia
Tom Murray
1st instar
Hemileuca maia
Tom Murray

Hemileuca maia
Tom Murray

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Aaron Brees LG
on Redroot (Ceanothus herbaceus)
Hemileuca maia
Aaron Brees LG


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