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Antheraea frithi Moore, 1859 – Frith's Tasar Silk Moth

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List of Antheraea Hübner, [1819] species known from India.
Antheraea andamana Moore, 1877. India: Andamans.
Antheraea assamensis Helfer, 1837. Myanmar; India: North India, Assam.
Antheraea cingalesa Moore, 1883. Sri Lanka.
Antheraea helferi Moore, 1859. India: NE Himalaya.
Antheraea imperator Watson, 1913. India: NE Himalaya.
Antheraea jana (Stoll, 1782). Myanmar; India: Andamans Is.
Antheraea paphia Linnaeus, 1758 (= A. mylitta). Sri Lanka; India.
Antheraea roylei Moore, 1859. Nepal; Myanmar; India: Himalayas.
Antheraea yamanai (Guénerin-Méneville, 1861). Sri Lanka; India: North India.
  1. Moore, F. 1858. A catalogue of the lepidopterous insects in the museum of the Hon.East-India company pg. 396
  2. Moore, F. 1859. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, part XXVII pg. 256, pl. LXV, f. 1 (plates are in separate volume that do not appear to be online).
  3. Pinratana, A. & R.E. Lampe. 1990. Moths of Thailand, Volume 1: Saturniidae, page 14, # 9

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Anonymous. 2022. Antheraea frithi Moore, 1859 – Frith's Tasar Silk Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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