Caligula boisduvali

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Caligula boisduvali
Caligula boisduvali female sjh.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Saturniidae
Genus: Caligula
Species: C. boisduvali
Binomial name
Caligula boisduvali
(Eversmann, 1846)
  • Saturnia boisduvali
  • Caligula boisduvalii

Caligula boisduvali is a moth of the family Saturniidae. It was described by Eduard Friedrich Eversmann in 1846. It is found in the Russian Far East and Japan.


The length of the forewings is 37–50 millimetres (1.5–2.0 in). Adults are on wing from August to September.

The larvae feed on the leaves of various plants, including Salix, Hippophae, Betula and Filipendula ulmaria.

External links[edit]