Saturniidae food plant catalogue
Welcome to the first public database that attempts to describe all the host plants of Saturniidae world wide. Being a one man project, written by me (Bart Coppens) as one person, it will perhaps take a decade to finish the lists of host plants of all the 2000+ Saturniidae species worldwide. Are you looking for a moth? Please navigate to the genus name by using the catalogue below. This database will be under construction for many coming years, since it will take a decade of reading, writing, researching and more.
Genus name A to B (alphabetic) – Actias to Bunaeopsis
Genus name C to D (alphabetic) – Caio to Dysadaemonia
Genus name E to H – (alphabetic) – Eacles to Hypermerina
Genus name I to to M (alphabetic) – Imbrasia to Molippa
Genus name N to P (alphabetic) – Neorcarnegia to Ptiloscola
Genus name R to Y (alphabetic) – Rachesa to Yatanga
Want to help? There are two ways you can. First, if you found a food plant for a species of silkmoth, report it to me – email: email@example.com (personal email, do not abuse). I prefer records with a location and picture, since I am reluctant to just take your word for it, even if your intentions are kind.
Citations: Coppens, B. (2019) – if referencing this database in literature
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