Saturnid and Laiocampid Moths(sps # 7649-7723.1)

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Saturniids

Saturnids, (also known as "silk moths") include the largest species of moths in the world.  Adults are characterized by large size, heavy bodies covered in hair-like scales. They have lobed wings, small heads and do not feed as adults due to their extremely small mouth parts. They often have translucent eyespots or "windows" on their wings. Males have larger, broader antennae which are typically "feathery" looking. There are only two species of Saturnid moths breeding in the Keys (Eacles imperialis) and (Automeris io).

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14mm

7654– Philagraula slossoniae

50mm

7723.1 – Anisota pellucida,
Clear Oakworm Moth

38mm

7683 -  Artace cribrarius,
Dot-lined White Moth 

62mm

7746 - Automeris io lileth,
Io Moth 

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124mm

7704 - Eacles imperialis,
Imperial Moth