Antheraea (genus)

Genus Antheraea (Hübner, 1819) is a large genus of silkmoths that contains over 100 species. The genus is highly concentrated in Asia, although there four species on the American contintent. The majority of them live in (sub)tropical climates, although a handful of species  survive in cooler palearctic climates. Many more species are being discovered.

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Antheraea yamamai (Guérin-Meneville, 1861)  
Antheraea pernyi (Guérin-Meneville, 1855)

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