Definition of Emperor moth
1. Noun. Large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings.
Generic synonyms: Saturniid, Saturniid Moth
Group relationships: Genus Saturnia, Saturnia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Emperor Moth
Literary usage of Emperor moth
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1. Insect Architecture by James Rennie (1830)
"M. Latreille quotes from the ' Recreations of Natural History,' by Wilhelm, the statement that the cocoons of the emperor-moth (Saturnia ..."
2. Social Life in the Insect World by Jean-Henri Fabre, Bernard Miall (1916)
"CHAPTER XIV THE GREAT PEACOCK, OR emperor moth IT was a memorable night! I will name it the Night of the Great Peacock. Who does not know this superb moth, ..."