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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Saturniidae > Saturniinae > Saturniini > Saturnia

Saturnia simla (Westwood, 1847) – Lower Himalayan Emperor Moth

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Manipur
Meghalaya
Nagaland
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References:
  1. Hampson, G. 1892. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 1. Taylor & Francis, London. Pp. xxiii + 527. Saturniidae to Hypsidae, pg 23, # 21.
  2. Khramov, P. Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera). http://insecta.pro/taxonomy/16439 [accessed 30 January 2017]
  3. Nässig, W. A. The Saturniidae of Vietnam. http://www.saturnia.de/Research/Sat-Viet.html#Footnote%20Rinaca [accessed 30 January 2017]
  4. Nässig, W. A. The Saturniidae of Nepal. http://www.saturnia.de/Research/Sat-Nepal.html [accessed 30 January 2017]
  5. Pinratana, A. & R.E. Lampe. 1990. Moths of Thailand, Volume 1: Saturniidae, pl 38 as Caligula simla.

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Anonymous. 2021. Saturnia simla (Westwood, 1847) – Lower Himalayan Emperor 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/355951/Saturnia-simla
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