Definition of Genus Automeris
1. Noun. Io moth.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Saturniidae, Saturniidae
Member holonyms: Automeris Io, Io Moth
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Automeris
Literary usage of Genus Automeris
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America by William Jacob Holland (1903)
"Genus AUTOMERIS Hiibner Four species of this genus occur within our borders. Three of them we figure on our plates. The other, Automeris %elleri Grote ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"We have at present no clue to the nature or importance of these remarkable markings. In the genus Automeris, and in other forms, instead of transparent ..."
3. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1902)
"372) to the ocellated spots on the hindwings of the species of the genus Automeris, and Barrett notes (Can. Eut., xxxii., p. 235) that these markings would ..."
4. A Classification of the Lepidoptera Based on Characters of the Pupa by Edna Mosher (1915)
"... the genus Automeris is placed in this group owing to the very evident relation of the pupae to those of the genera Hemileuca and ..."