D. pexippus

The Titian Peale Butterfly and Moth Collection

Urania sloanus

ANSP > Entomology > Peale Collection > Search > Box 79 Specimen 6

Box: 79 Cork: 6

Saturniidae  Samia cynthia (Drury) [det. J.D. Weintraub]

From:  USA  Pennsylvania  Original Locality Data: PA: [Philadelphia Co.]; Phil[adelphi]a
Peale's Identification: Cocoon of No. 8
Measurements: length of cocoon [from pin to bottom of silk strand] = 66.2 mm Comments: [box dated 1880]; " larva found feeding on the leaves of Ailanthus"

Specimen 6 in Peale Box 79,
Box 79 data: "N. American Nocturnal; 79; Sata [Saturniidae], Cynthia" [no title on index] Mounted: 1881

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