Moth : The Muga Silkworm or Assam Silkmoth ( Antheraea assamensis) from Rejang Land Sumatra

Antheraea assamensis male form from Rejang Land Sumatra
The Muga Silkworm or Assam Silkmoth (Antheraea assamensis) is a moth of the Saturniidae family.they can be found in India, Burma and Sundaland,this picture was taken from Talang Rimbo Lama Village,Middle Curup District,Rejang Lebong Regency. The Binomial name of this moth is Antheraea assamensis Helfer, 1837
Antheraea assamensis male form from Rejang Land Sumatra
Synonyms :
  • Antheraea brunnea
  • Antheraea youngi
  • Antheraea perotteti
  • Saturnia assama
  • Antheraea assama
  • Antheraea mezankooria
  • Antheraea brunnea subvelata
  • Antheraea assamensis mezops
  • Antheraea assamensis rubigenea
Scientific Classification
Kingdom:
Animalia
Phylum:
Arthropoda
Class:
Insecta
Order:
Lepidoptera
Family:
Saturniidae
Subfamily:
Saturniinae
Tribe:
Saturniini
Genus:
Antheraea
Species:
A. assamensis
Image Location : Talang Rimbo Lama Village,Middle Curup District, Rejang Lebong Regency References:
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antheraea_assamensis
  • Thank To Green Baron for helping me identify this moth http://www.flickr.com/photos/17487183@N00/3366059371/

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