saturnia pavonia

Saturnia (moth)

Saturnia is a genus of moths in the family Saturniidae. They are large moths, commonly called emperors. Most are Palearctic, but three species occur in the chaparral of California (S. mendocino, S. walterorum and S. albofasciata).


  • Saturnia pavonia — small emperor
  • Saturnia pyri — emperor
  • Saturnia mendocino — Mendocino saturnia 
  • Saturnia walterorum — Walter's saturnia 
  • Saturnia albofasciata — white-streaked saturnia 

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