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Samia cynthia

Taxon: Samia cynthia
Author: Imeda Boboev
Comment: Nokalakevi, 23.07.2017. Larvae. Det. A. Seropian
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Scientific Name ID: 38598
Species: cynthia
Taxon Rank: Species
Scientific Name Authorship: (Drury, 1773)
GBD Remarks:

This originally south-eastern Asiatic species was introduced in NW Georgia in ca. 1860 to obtain silk and established there a local population.

Reference of occurrence in Georgia: Zolotuhin V.V. & Didmanidze E.A. & Petrov.V.A. 2011. A List of Bombycidae, Endromididae, Saturniidae, Lemoniidae and Brahmaeidae (Lepidoptera) of Georgia and neighboring countries. Neue entomologische Nachrichten. 67: 63-72.

Conservation Status

This section is under construction

National Red List Status of have not been evaluated