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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Saturniidae > Saturniinae > Attacini > Samia

Samia canningii (Hutton, 1860) – Wild Eri Silk Moth

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult moth observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Manipur
Meghalaya
Sikkim
Tripura
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
All states
Similiar species:
Samia kohlli recorded from India. Samia cynthia, which older literature mentions from India, is found mainly in China.
References:
  1. Allen, M. 1993. Marvelous Moths of Nepal pl 37, pg 55
  2. Haruta, T. (Ed.). 1992. Moths of Nepal. Part 1. TINEA. Vol. 13 (Supplement 2). The Japan Heterocerists’ Society, Tokyo, pl 26/9.
  3. Pittaway, A.R. Saturniidae of the Western Palaearctic. http://tpittaway.tripod.com/silk/s_cyn.htm for Samia cynthi [accessed 18 May 2016]
  4. Ratnasingham, S. & Hebert, P. D. N. 2007. BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data System (website). http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=476108 for Samia kohlii http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=109528 for Samia canningii

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Singh, R. 2021. Samia canningii (Hutton, 1860) – Wild Eri Silk Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/355642/Samia-canningii
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