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Genus Actias

Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Saturniidae subfamily Saturniinae tribe Saturniini → genus Actias (Leach, 1815)



Daughter taxa

Actias aliena Butler, 1879 [species]

Actias artemis Bremer, 1861 [species]

A. a. jordani, A. a. tomariactias

Actias arteritis (Bremer & Grey, 1852) [species]

Actias chapae Mell, 1950 [species]

Actias distincta Niepelt, 1932 [species]

Actias dubernardi (Oberthur, 1897) [species]

Actias felicis Oberthür, 1896 [species]

Actias gnoma (Butler, 1877) [species]

A. g. miyatai

Actias groenendaeli (Roepke, 1954) [species]

Actias heterogyna Mell, 1914 [species]

Actias isabellae (Graells, 1849) [species]

A. i. galliaegloria

Actias isis (Sonthonnax, 1897) [species]

Actias kongjiara Chu & Wang, 1993 [species]

A. k. kongjiara, A. k. shaanxiana

Actias luna (Linnaeus, 1758) [species]

A. l. azteca

Actias maenas (Doubleday, 1847) [species]

Actias mimosae (Boisduval, 1847) [species]

Actias mortoni Watson, 1893 [species]

Actias neidhoeferi Ong & Yu, 1968 [species]

Actias ningpoana C. & R. Felder, 1862 [species]

Actias philippinica Naessig & Treadaway, 1997 [species]

Actias rhodopneuma (Röber, 1925) [species]

Actias selene (Hübner, 1807) [species]

A. s. callandra, A. s. eberti, A. s. malaisei, A. s. ningpoana, A. s. omeishana

Actias sinensis (Walker, 1855) [species]

Actias sjoqvisti Bryk, 1948. [species]

Actias truncatipennis (Sonthonnax, 1899) [species]

Actias truncatispinus Sonthonnax, 1899 [species]

Actias photos with superspecies identification

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Actias sp.


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24.08.2014 1:02, Peter Khramov

Buggy race misspelled deleted, moved views. As for the new species - a consonant. Generally, I will try in the next month or two, to make a major new update database taxa (fifty thousand new types of add), but as long as necessary for the reliability of taxa add hands, do not wait.

23.08.2014 22:37, Evgeny Komarov

Yes, Yuri. I just sent this link - it just pops!

23.08.2014 13:30, Yuri Semejkin

This article is available in the internet as a PDF file http://eversmannia.entomology.ru/eversmannia_19-20_21.pdf

23.08.2014 12:40, Evgeny Komarov

According to Article V. Zolotukhin, A.B. Chuvilin "On the species composition of the genus Actias Leach, 1815 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) of Russia." Eversmannia. Entomological studies in Russia and neighboring regions. Vol. 19-20. 3. XII. 2009: 21-31. Russia's three species of the genus - A. artemis (Bremer et Grey, [1853] 1852), A. gnoma (Butler, 1877) and A. sjoqvisti Bryk, 1948. In my opinion, you have the last of the three added to the list - at On our site there is not.And from his trip to Primorye, I brought mainly by its (the keys this publication). Negotiable, of course!

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