Automeris


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Noun1.Automeris - io mothAutomeris - io moth        
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Saturniidae, Saturniidae - important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known
Automeris io, io moth - large yellow American moth having a large eyelike spot on each hind wing; the larvae have stinging spines
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11 25 Platynota rostrana 0 0 (Walker, 1863) Saturniidae Automeris illustris 1 0 (Walker, 1855) Hylesia ebalus Cramer, 1 0 1775 Saturniidae 1 1 0 Hesperiidae Chioides catillus 0 0 (Cramer, 1780) Hesperiidae 1 2 0 Hesperiidae 2 0 0 Hesperiidae 3 0 0 Riodinidae Hallonympha pucipuncta 8 0 (Spitz, 1930) Riodinidae 1 0 0 Noctuidae Tautobriga glaucopis 0 5 Hampson, 1926 Geometridae Stenalcidia sp3.
The color photographs, documenting squirrel monkeys, helmeted iguanas, automeris moths, violet sabrewings, quetzals, orchids, crested caracaras, olive ridley turtles, ospreys, yellow-crowned night herons, white-faced capuchin monkeys, and many other examples of flora and (mostly) fauna, as well as some landscapes, are organized by region, with six chapters devoted to the Central Divide, Guanacaste, the Central Pacific, the Osa Peninsula, the North Caribbean, and the South Caribbean.
The increase of eucalyptus plantations in Brazil facilitates a larger number of native Lepidoptera to adapt to these exotic plant species, such as Eupseudosoma aberrans Schaus and Eupseudosoma involuta Sepp (Arctiidae), Automeris sp.