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Family Bombycidae

Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea → family Bombycidae Latreille, 1802



Daughter taxa

Subfamilies: 3 (1 illustrated). Tribes: 1 (0 illustrated). Genera: 44 (7 illustrated). Species.

Bombycinae [subfamily]


Clenora Swinhoe, 1899 [genus]

Clenora engonata, Clenora epigrypa

Diversosexus Bethune-Baker, 1904 [genus]

Diversosexus bicolor

Gastridiota Turner, 1922 [genus]

Gastridiota adoxima

Hygrochroa [genus]

Hygrochroa adrastria, Hygrochroa albipunctata, Hygrochroa amaryllis, Hygrochroa anna, Hygrochroa ardeola, Hygrochroa banepa, Hygrochroa batima, Hygrochroa brückneri, Hygrochroa castanea, Hygrochroa cerrita, Hygrochroa cirna, Hygrochroa concerpta, Hygrochroa corema, Hygrochroa damora, Hygrochroa datanoides, Hygrochroa diana, Hygrochroa dianita, Hygrochroa ennomoides, Hygrochroa erotina, Hygrochroa erubescens, Hygrochroa firmiana, Hygrochroa florisa, Hygrochroa gaveta, Hygrochroa gladys, Hygrochroa heptaloba, Hygrochroa hierax, Hygrochroa ilia, Hygrochroa imparata, Hygrochroa infesta, Hygrochroa inviolata, Hygrochroa jessica, Hygrochroa kotzschi, Hygrochroa lacetania, Hygrochroa lapitha, Hygrochroa lepida, Hygrochroa lescamia, Hygrochroa martia, Hygrochroa mehida, Hygrochroa merlona, Hygrochroa milma, Hygrochroa moresca, Hygrochroa narda, Hygrochroa nina, Hygrochroa olaus, Hygrochroa palma, Hygrochroa pandara, Hygrochroa pandarioides, Hygrochroa paraguayana, Hygrochroa paratima, Hygrochroa parvula, Hygrochroa paulista, Hygrochroa pertuisa, Hygrochroa pervicax, Hygrochroa pithala, Hygrochroa princeps, Hygrochroa pudefacta, Hygrochroa quadrata, Hygrochroa sadisma, Hygrochroa satellitia, Hygrochroa sericea, Hygrochroa signata, Hygrochroa singularis, Hygrochroa striata, Hygrochroa sublunulata, Hygrochroa taperinha, Hygrochroa thinaha, Hygrochroa torrefacta, Hygrochroa tropea, Hygrochroa tuisa, Hygrochroa turrialba, Hygrochroa velutina, Hygrochroa verena, Hygrochroa vistana, Hygrochroa xanthapex, Hygrochroa zikani

Bombycidae photos with superspecies identification

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Bombycidae sp.


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