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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Cladus: Macroheterocera
Superfamilia: Bombycoidea

Familia: Saturniidae
Subfamilie: Arsenurinae
Tribus: Arsenurini
Genus: Caio
Species: C. championi – C. chiapasiana – C. harrietae – C. hidalgensis – C. remus – C. richardsoni – C. romulus – C. undilinea – C. witti

Caio Travassos & Noronha, 1968

Type species: Rhescyntis romulus Maassen, 1860
Primary references

Travassos & Noronha, 1968, Atas da Sociedade de Biologia do Rio de Janeiro, 12 (3): 153

Additional references

Brechlin, R. & Meister 2008f. Some notes on the successful breeding of Caio harrietae (Forbes, 1944) with description of its preimaginal instars (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae, Arsenurinae). Entomo-Satsphingia 1(1): 34–37. Reference page.
Brechlin, R. & Meister, F. 2010b: Drei neue Arten der Gattung Caio Travassos et Noronha, 1968 aus Mexiko (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). Entomo-Satsphingia, 3(4): 44–49. Reference page.
De Camargo, A. J. A.; Mielke, O. H. H. & Casagrande, M. M. (2009): Cladistic analysis of the subfamily Arsenurinae (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae) based on adult morphology. Zootaxa, 2218: 1–34 Abstract & excerpt
Mielke, C.G.C. 2018. A new species of Caio TRAVASSOS & NORONHA, 1958 from southeastern Brazil (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae, Arsenurinae). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo (NF) 39(1): 17-20. Reference page.

Caio is a genus of moths in the family Saturniidae. The genus was described by Travassos and Noronha in 1968.[1]

Caio championi (Druce, 1886)
Caio chiapasiana Brechlin & Meister, 2010
Caio harrietae (Forbes, 1944)
Caio hidalgensis Brechlin & Meister, 2010
Caio richardsoni (Druce, 1890)
Caio romulus (Maassen, 1869)
Caio undilinea (Schaus, 1921)
Caio witti Brechlin & Meister, 2010


Rougerie, R. & Collective of iBOL Saturniidae expert taxonomists (2009). "Online list of valid and available names of the Saturniidae of the World". Lepidoptera Barcode of Life.

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