Definition of Genus Samia
1. Noun. Silkworm moths.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Saturniidae, Saturniidae
Member holonyms: Cynthia Moth, Samia Cynthia, Samia Walkeri, Ailanthus Silkworm, Samia Cynthia
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Samia
Literary usage of Genus Samia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia by Entomological Society of Philadelphia (1865)
"A paper on the Cuban representatives of the Family, is in course of preparation. '('The genus Samia. belonging to this sub-family, was erected by Hubner in ..."
2. The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America by William Jacob Holland (1903)
"Genus SAMIA Hubner In this genus, composed of quite large moths, characterized, as are the moths of the two preceding and the next succeeding genera, ..."
3. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1883)
"ABNORMAL SPECIMEN OF THE genus Samia. BY WF KIRBY, LONDON, ENG. This remarkable specimen, which has puzzled every entomologist who has seen it, ..."
4. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1890)
"One extraordinary specimen of a Sumía was very notable; . . . on this Mr. Kirby read a note entitled "Abnormal specimen of the genus Samia. ..."
5. Papilio by New York Entomological Club (1881)
"62 ELWES, HJ Concerning so-called species . . . . . . 113^ ENTOMOLOGICAL CLUB OF THE AAA S 114 FERNALD, MRS. CH Sexual attraction in the genus Samia . ..."