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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
Subfamilia: Saturniinae
Tribus: Attacini
Genus: Hyalophora
Species (3): H. cecropia – H. columbia – H. euryalus – H. gloveri – H. kasloensis – H. leonis – H. mexicana

Hyalophora Duncan & Westwood, 1841

Type species: Phalaena cecropia Linnaeus, 1758

Ceanothus Moth

Hyalophora euryalus (Boisduval, 1855) – ceanothus silkmoth

Additional references

Nässig, W.A., Nogueira G., G. & Naumann, S. 2014: A new species of the genus Hyalophora Duncan, 1841 from Central Mexico (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae, Attacini). The Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 47: 49–63. Full article (PDF).Reference page.
Smith, M.J. & R.E. Wells, 1993: Rediscovery of Hyalophora euryalus cedrosensis (Saturniidae), with descriptions of the adult and larval stages. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 47 (1): 60–77. Full article: [1].


The wild silk moths of North America: a natural history of the Saturniidae of the United States and Canada.

Hyalophora is a genus of moths in the family Saturniidae.[1] The genus was erected by James Duncan and John O. Westwood in 1841.[2]

Hyalophora cecropia (Linnaeus, 1758) – cecropia moth
Hyalophora columbia (S.I. Smith, 1865) – Columbia silkmoth or larch silkmoth
Hyalophora euryalus (Boisduval, 1855) – ceanothus silkmoth
Hyalophora gloveri Strecker, 1872 – Glover's silkmoth
Hyalophora leonis (Naumann, Nassig & Nogueira, 2014)
Hyalophora mexicana (Nässig, Nogueira G. & Naumann, 2014)


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: Saturniidae.
Savela, Markku. "Hyalophora Duncan [& Westwood], 1841". Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved November 11, 2018.

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