040 Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths)

4 Species
Cecropia Moth - Hodges#7767 (Hyalophora cecropia) Late Instar Larva  This is a late instar larva of a  Cecropia Moth  that was raised in captivity by Carol Southby in the Rochester, NY area.  It was photographed at the Moth Night event of the Burroughs Audubon Nature Club at their headquarters in Victor, NY on Aug. 13, 2015.   Species page at BugGuide.net Io Moth - Hodges#7746 Automeris io) Male     This Io Moth - Hodges#7746  ,  Automeris io  male was photographed at Letchworth State Park in western New York State on June 3, 2007.  Species page at BugGuide.net Io Moth - Hodges#7746 (Automeris io) Female      Io Moth - Hodges#7746  female,  Automeris io . Photographed in Bloomfield in western New York State on May 29, 2012. Wingspan=94 mm.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Giant Silkmoth Caterpillar (Automeris species?)   This  Giant Silkmoth Caterpillar  was photographed at the Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve in Costa Rica on Nov 5. 2014.  It may be an  Automeris  species. Paradirphia Species  Photographed near Cartago, Costa Rica at an altitude of about 2400 m on the Irazu Volcano on Feb. 22, 2007.  Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) » Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths (Bombycoidea) » Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths (Saturniidae) » Buck and Io Moths (Hemileucinae) » Paradirphia.  Identified to genus by Claudio Flamigni at iNaturalist.org,   Genus page at iNaturalist.org