Caligula (genus)

Genus Caligula (Moore, 1862) is a genus of Saturniidae generally found in Asia (both tropical and temperate) and the Far East (Russia). They are part of the group of ‘peacock’ or ’emperor’ moths and have a strong alliance to Saturnia, Neoris, Perisomena,  Agapema and others. They have quite colourful, hairy caterpillars and are often decorated with eyespots.

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Species:
Caligula japonica (Moore, 1872)
Caligula jonasii (Butler, 1877)
Caligula thibeta (Westwood, 1853)

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