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Saturniidae
890055.007746Automeris io (Fabricius, 1775) – Io Moth

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Synonymy: Bombyx io Fabricius, 1775
Automeris argus Neumögen & Dyar, 1893
Automeris caeca Igel, 1928
Automeris coloradensis Cockerell, 1914
Phalaena corollaria Perry, 1810
Io fabricii Boisduval, 1875
Automeris fuscus Luther, 1907
Hyperchiria lilith Strecker, 1877
Automeris lutheri Cockerell, 1914
Automeris mexicana Draudt, 1929
Automeris neomexicana Barnes & Benjamin, 1922
Automeris packardi Schüssler, 1934
Automeris texana Barnes & Benjamin, 1922
Hyperchiria varia Walker, 1855
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Factsheet at Florida Featured Creatures.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1972. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2b: p. 157; pl. 12.1-17. order
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 37.4m; p. 239. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Automeris io
© Bob Patterson - m.
Automeris io
© Robert J. Nuell, Jr.
Automeris io
© Bob Patterson - m.
Automeris io
© Ken Childs
Automeris io
© David Silsbee - m.
Automeris io
© Larry Line - f.
Automeris io
© Ronnie Gaubert - m.
Automeris io
© Karl Hillig - f.
Automeris io
© Carol Wolf - f.
Automeris io
© Carol Wolf
Automeris io
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Automeris io
- 70mm – © Jim Vargo
Automeris io
- 70mm – © Jim Vargo
Automeris io
- 60mm – © Jim Vargo
Automeris io
- 60mm – © Jim Vargo
Automeris io
© Seth Ausubel LG

Automeris io
© Seth Ausubel LG

Automeris io
© Machele White

Automeris io
© Valerie G. Bugh

Automeris io
© Canadian National Collection LG

Automeris io
© Alan Chin-Lee
4th or 5th instar
Automeris io
© Charles Lewallen

Automeris io
© Troy Bartlett

Automeris io
© Machele White

Automeris io
© Alan Chin-Lee

Automeris io
© Richard Crook LG


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