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Giant Silk Moths

of the New England Region 

Family:  Saturniidae   

(giant silk moths, royal moths, oakworms, bucks, and ios) 

Subfamily:  Saturniinae   

(giant silk 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

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Hyalophora cecropia   

Cecropia Giant Silk Moth

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