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Antheraea polyphemus  (Cramer, 1776)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 189057

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Telea polyphemus (Cramer, 1776)
 
  Common Name(s): Polyphemus moth [English]
 
    polyphème d'Amérique [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 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  
                                        SubfamilySaturniinae Boisduval, 1837  
                                           TribeSaturniini Boisduval, 1837  
                                              GenusAntheraea Hübner, 1819  
                                                 SpeciesAntheraea polyphemus (Cramer, 1776) – Polyphemus moth, polyphème d'Amérique  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Common names of Insects in Canada, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes: Entomological Society of Canada / société d'entomologie du Canada   
  Reference for: Polyphemus moth[English], polyphème d'Amérique [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Antheraea polyphemus, Polyphemus moth [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Tuskes, Paul M., James P. Tuttle, and Michael M. Collins  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The wild silk moths of North America: a natural history of the Saturniidae of the United States and Canada   
  Page(s): ix + 250   
  Publisher: Cornell University Press   
  Publication Place: Ithaca, New York, United States   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8014-3130-1   
  Notes: drawings by Margaret A. Tuttle   
  Reference for: Antheraea polyphemus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Canada, Native  
    Continental US, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Listed as 'adventive, not established' in Hawaii by Nishida (2002:207) under the name Telea polyphemus  
 

 

   

 
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