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A Revision of the Silkmoth Genus Samia

By: Richard S Peigler and Stefan Naumann

230 pages, 16 col and 4 b/w plates, maps

University of the Incarnate Word

Paperback | Dec 2003 | #146080 | ISBN: 0972826602
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About this book

Taxonomic revision and compilation on the moths and caterpillars of the genus Samia, of which 19 species are now known to science. The book contains: text for all 19 species with complete synonymy, full descriptions, hostplants, immature stages, all known localities, habitats, flight times, and parasitoids; 148 colour figures depicting adults of all species and caterpillars of several species; black and white photographs of male and female genitalia of all species; distributional maps; exhaustive bibliography of 800 citations, hostplant appendix, phylogeny and a chapter on hybrids.


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