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Saturniidae  Boisduval, 1837
Taxonomic Serial No.: 117551

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): giant silkworm moths [English]
 
    royal moths [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderHolometabola   
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyBombycoidea   
                                     FamilySaturniidae Boisduval, 1837 – giant silkworm moths, royal moths  
    Direct Children:  
                                        Subfamily Ceratocampinae Harris, 1833  
                                        Subfamily Hemileucinae Walker, 1855  
                                        Subfamily Saturniinae Boisduval, 1837  
       

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  Source: Check List of the Lepidoptera of North America... MS, database (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Ongoing developmental version with contributions by Don Lafontaine, Jean-François Landry, Jim Troubridge, Paul Opler, Ron Hodges, John Brown, et al. Higher classification does not yet reflect recent and substantial changes that have been published   
  Reference for: Saturniidae   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Saturniidae, giant silkworm moths [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lemaire, Claude, and Joël Minet / Kristensen, N. P., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1999   
  Article/Chapter Title: Chapter 18: The Bombycoidea and their relatives   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Handbook of Zoology, vol. 4: Arthropoda: Insecta, part 35: Lepidoptera, Moths and butterflies, vol. 1: Evolution, Systematics, and Biogeography   
  Page(s): 321-353   
  Publisher: Walter de Gruyter, Inc.   
  Publication Place: Hawthorne, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 3-11-015704-7   
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  Reference for: Saturniidae   
       

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