family Saturniidae


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Noun1.family Saturniidae - important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects knownfamily Saturniidae - important and widely distributed family of moths including some of the largest insects known
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Lepidoptera, order Lepidoptera - moths and butterflies
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
genus Saturnia, Saturnia - type genus of the Saturniidae: emperor moth
Eacles, genus Eacles - imperial moths
giant silkworm, wild wilkworm, silkworm - larva of a saturniid moth; spins a large amount of strong silk in constructing its cocoon
Actias, genus Actias - luna moths
genus Hyalophora, Hyalophora - American silkworm moth
genus Samia, Samia - silkworm moths
Antheraea, genus Antheraea - large moths whose larvae produce silk of high quality
Atticus, genus Atticus - atlas moth
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paulex increases the range of hosts of this parasitoid with a species of the family Saturniidae (Lepidoptera) because this parasitoid was reported in Lepidoptera species of, at least, tive families (Crambidae, Noctuidae, Arctiidae, Nymphalidae and Geometridae) (Pereira et al.
The moth belongs to the family Saturniidae, also known as silk moths.