Samia cynthia (Drury, 1773)


China


113 - 125 mm
Skyrækker-Silkesommerfugl
Ailanthusspinner
Götterbaum-Spinner
Ailanthus Silkmoth
Bombyx de l'Ailanthe
Bombice dell'ailanto
Bálványfa-selyemlepke
Hemelboomvlinder
Gudetrepåfuglspinner
Ailanthuskehrääjä
Айлантовый шелкопряд
가중나무고치나방

Primary host-plants

FamilyLatin nameVernacular name
JuglandaceaeJuglansWalnut tree
MagnoliaceaeMagnoliaMagnolia
OleaceaeForsythiaForsythia
FraxinusAsh
Ligustrum vulgareWild Privet
SyringaLilac
RosaceaePrunusCherry
SorbusRowan
SimaroubaceaeAilanthus altissimaTree of Heaven
Distribution
Images
Adult, upperside.

© Nieznany
Male, upperside.

© Nieznany
Japan
Adult, upperside.

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Denmark
Larva, 3rd instar.

© Krzysztof Jonko
Poland
Larva, 4th instar.

© Krzysztof Jonko
Poland
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