Automeris

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Automeris
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Saturniidae
Genus: Automeris
Hübner, 1819[1][2][3]
Synonyms
  • Protautomeris Packard, 1903
  • Agliopsis Bouvier, 1929

Automeris is a genus of moths in the Saturniidae family, Hemileucinae subfamily.

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Adult description[edit]

This genus includes very colorful species usually with big eyespots and sexually dimorphic.

Distribution[edit]

Species of this genus are widespread in Central and Southern Americas.

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