Giant Silk Moths

of the New England Region 

Family:  Saturniidae   

(giant silk moths, royal moths, oak worms, bucks, and ios) 

Subfamily:  Ceratocampinae

(royal moths)

 

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Presented by Sam Jaffe and The Caterpillar Lab. 

The following resources were used in the creation of these galleries: 

• Samuel Jaffe original photographs and associated Life History Notes.

• David Wagner accounts from "The Caterpillars of Eastern North America"

Moth Photographer's Group range maps

 

Citheronia regalis

Regal  Moth • Hickory Horned Devil

 

Citheronia sepulcralis

Pine Devil

 

Eacles imperialis

Imperial Moth 

 

Anisota stigma

Spiny Oakworm