D. pexippus

The Titian Peale Butterfly and Moth Collection

Urania sloanus

ANSP > Entomology > Peale Collection > Search > Box 71 Specimen 6

Box: 71 Cork: 6

Saturniidae  Actias luna (L.) or possibly Antheraea polyphemus (?) [cocoon] [det. J.D. Weintraub]

From:  USA  Pennsylvania  Original Locality Data: PA: [Philadelphia Co.]: Holmesburg
Peale's Identification: Cocoon
Measurements: length of cocoon = 43.7 mm Comments: June 17th 1878 from Dr. C.H. Hull

Specimen 6 in Peale Box 71,
Box 71 data: N. American Nocturn[a]l; 71; Arctia. Erebus. Saturnia." [= Arctiidae, Noctuidae, Saturniidae] [no title on index] Mounted: 1876-1878

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