The Saturniidae (Lepidoptera) of the island of Jawa.
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Introduction: Specimens figured herein are preserved in the Collection Laela H. Paukstadt (Wilhelmshaven, Germany), if not otherwise stated. Digital pictures were taken by Ulrich Paukstadt (Wilhelmshaven, Germany), if not otherwise stated. The check list might be not free of any errors in determinations, spelling of names, authors, publication years, and/or incomplete. Any hints, proposals, and/or corrections are highly wellcome and may be send to the webmaster (e-mail: webmaster@wildsilkmoth-paukstadt.de). The check list is updated frequently. Presently 19 taxa of 8 genera of the family Saturniidae (Lepidoptera) are recorded for the island of Jawa. Those are:



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Superfamily Bombycoidea Latreille, 1802
Family Saturniidae Boisduval, 1837 ("1834")
Subfamily Saturniinae Boisduval, 1837 ("1834")



Tribe Attacini Blanchard, 1840

Genus Attacus Linnaeus, 1767

  1. Attacus atlas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Distribution: D.K.I. Jakarta, West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., D.I. Yogyakarta, Central Jawa Prov., East Jawa Prov.

Genus Archaeoattacus Watson, 1914
  2. Archaeoattacus staudingeri (W. Rothschild, 1895)
Distribution: West Jawa Province, East Jawa Prov.

Genus Samia Hübner, 1819 ("1816")
  3. Samia insularis Snellen van Vollenhoven, 1862
Distribution: D.K.I. Jakarta, West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., D.I. Yogyakarta, Central Jawa Prov., East Jawa Prov.
  4. Samia abrerai Naumann & Peigler, 2001
Distribution: West Jawa Province, East Jawa Prov.


Tribe Saturniini Boisduval, 1837 ("1834")

Genus Actias Leach in Leach & Nodder, 1815

  5. Actias maenas Doubleday, 1847
      Actias maenas diana Maassen in Maassen [& Weymer], 1872

Distribution: West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., East Jawa Prov.
  6. Actias selene (Hübner, "1806-1823")
      Actias selene seitzi Kalis, 1934
Distribution: East Jawa Province.

Genus Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816")
Subgenus Antheraea Hübner, 1819 ("1816")

mylitta/frithi-group (sensu U. Paukstadt et al., 1999)
frithi-subgroup (sensu Nässig, 1991)

  7. Antheraea (A.) jana (Stoll, 1783)
Distribution: West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., Central Jawa Prov., East Jawa Prov.
  8. Antheraea (A.) larissa (Westwood, 1847)
      Antheraea (A.) larissa larissa (Westwood, 1847)

Distribution: West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., Central Jawa Prov., East Jawa Prov.
  9. Antheraea (A.) pasteuri Bouvier, 1928 (status needs determined)
Distribution: West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., Central Jawa Prov., East Jawa Prov.
10. Antheraea (A.) raffrayi Bouvier, 1928
Distribution: West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., Central Jawa Prov., East Jawa Prov.
pernyi-group (sensu Nässig, 1991)
11. Antheraea (A.) roylii Moore, 1859

      Antheraea (A.) roylii korintjiana Bouvier, 1928 (status needs confirmed)
Distribution: West Jawa Province, Banten Prov.
helferi-group (sensu Nässig, 1991)
12. Antheraea (A.) imperator Watson, 1913

Distribution: West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., Central Jawa Prov., East Jawa Prov.
13. Antheraea (A.) pratti Bouvier, 1928
Distribution: West Jawa Province (male singleton only)
Subgenus Antheraeopsis Wood-Mason, 1886
14. Antheraea (Ao.) youngi Watson, 1915
Distribution: West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., East Jawa Prov.

Genus Loepa Moore, 1859
15. Loepa sikkima Moore, 1866 ("1865")
      Loepa sikkima javanica Mell, 1938

Distribution: West Jawa Province, East Jawa Prov.
16. Loepa cynopis Nässig & Suhardjono, 1989
Distribution: West Jawa Province, East Jawa Prov.

Genus Lemaireia Nässig & Holloway in Holloway, 1987
17. Lemaireia chrysopeplus (Toxopeus, 1940)
Distribution: West Jawa Province, East Jawa Prov.

Genus Cricula Walker, 1855
18. Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837)
      Cricula trifenestrata javana Watson, 1913
Distribution: D.K.I. Jakarta, West Jawa Province, Banten Prov., D.I. Yogyakarta, Central Jawa Prov., East Jawa Prov.
19. Cricula elaezia Jordan, 1909
Distribution: West Jawa Province, East Jawa Prov.

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