ceratocampinae

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Imperial moth (Eacles imperialis), a Nearctic member of the family Saturniidae and subfamily Ceratocampinae. The wingspan of an adult is between  3 1⁄8 and  6 7⁄8 inches (80–175 mm). Imperial moths (their many regional morphs, subspecies, and sibling species) range from Mexico to Canada and from the Rocky Mountains to the Atlantic Coast.