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(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.