World's Largest Saturniidae Site!, 2014

Copaxa haxairei male, Sinaloa, Mexico,
courtesy of Viktor Suter;
WLSS 2013: First Place Photo, Adult moth


H3> Yes, I (Bill Oehlke) now (January, 2014) have overwintering cocoons and pupae available now, to hatch spring and summer of 2014.

There is one shipping and handling fee of $9.00 to US destinations whether you order one item or fifty items, etc.. Items will be shipped from Maine by my US shipping partner, or from Texas or from Pennsylvania by other shipping partners.

I am happy to receive payment by personal check, international bank or postal money order in US funds, or cashier's check. I can also accept Paypal, but there would be an additional 4% Paypal transaction fee that would be added to your order.

If you wish to proceed with an order, send email with your complete shipping address, the species and quantities desired, and your preferred payment method to Bill oehlke. Do not send money until I have confirmed your order with a return email where I will give you a price quote.

I provide online overwintering instructions, and I provide online instructions for spring/summer emergence of cocoons. I also provide online instructions for rearing these species if you are interested.

As of January 2014, the following species are still available: Actias luna, Antheraea polyphemus, Automeris io, Callosamia promethea, and Hyalophora columbia gloveri, and Papilio (Pterourus) glaucus (Eastern Tiger Swallowtail from Maine; Citheronia regalis (female pupae only: from Pennsylvania); and Actias luna, Eupackardia calleta and Rothschildia lebeau forbesi from Texas.

World's Largest Saturniidae Site!

This site represents literally thousands of hours of research and webpage design. It is a compilation of information and images from all of my freely listed websites as well as much, much more.

This site hosts pages for over 2000 Saturniidae species/subspecies from around the world with over 1550 species/subspecies depicted in over 10,000 images. There are active checklists for just about every country that has Saturniidae populations.

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The site also features an extensive hybrid section.

There is a one-time, life-time membership fee of $45.00 US. ($30.00 for students or seniors, over 65).

People in U.S. can pay one time fee of $45.00 U.S. by personal check or can send payment in US dollars ($45.00 US) by Paypal to oehlkew@islandtelecom.com or by using the following Paypal link. Please also send me a separate personal email when using the Paypal button so I know what payment if for and have ease of communicating to you the login URL and access information.

Yes (January 3, 2013), we have Extensive egg listings for spring/summer of 2013.

Read what members have to say: Members' Comments

Click on Samples to access seven sample files. A sample county by county distribution map for the state of Illinois is available by clicking on Illinois Counties map. Similar maps have been constructed for all states. Most of the European and Asian countries have active checklists; maps for Central and South American countries are being developed. Southeast Asia, Australia and Africa are now well covered.

Contact Bill Oehlke at oehlkew@islandtelecom.com for registration information.

The following three items are needed for registration:
1) A personal check for $45.00 US ($30.00 = student rate, seniors over 65), sent to Bill Oehlke, Box 476, 155 Peardon Road, Montague, Prince Edward Island, Canada C0A 1R0.
Please do not send a U.S. postal money order as they are cashable only in the United States or one of its territories. International postal money orders or personal checks in U.S. ($45.00) funds are fine.
2) your full name and email address,
and
3) an indication from you that you will maintain confidentiality of access information.

Access info (simple) will be sent as soon as I have the three items listed above.

I am personally committed to sharing information about all of the world's Saturniidae. Hence, this site will continue to be a work-in-progress.

I am constantly seeking natural setting images of Saturniidae in all stages of development from around the world. As images become available, they will be woven into html text format for your viewing and enjoyment. Free membership for those who supply images of species not already depicted.

A special section on hybridization is available.

New rearing articles will be posted regularly.

Members will receive quick responses to email questions.

Proceeds are to cover my online expenses, member contest prizes, high quality text references and to help send my youngest two children to university.

Members who deal in livestock or papered specimens are entitled to a logo hypertext link at no extra charge.

I am open to any member suggestions for services provided from this site.

Tim Dyson has sent me outstanding images of live moths from Peterborough, Ontario, Canada. Check out the Catocala along Tim's Bait Trail at Tim Dyson: Night Vison Photography.

Visit other Lepidoptera websites designed and maintained by Bill Oehlke by clicking on the BLUE or PURPLE TEXT:

Saturniidae of Prince Edward Island
Livestock for sale

Caterpillars Too!: a membership site featuring images of North American butterfly caterpillars and adult butterflies, too, to help with identification.

ARCTIIDAE: TIGER MOTHS; WOOLLY BEAR CATERPILLARS

SPHINGIDAE OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

BUTTERFLIES OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

THE KIRBY WOLFE SATURNIIDAE COLLECTION

THE THIBAUD DECAENS SATURNIIDAE COLLECTION

SPHINGIDAE OF THE UNITED STATES

SPHINGIDAE OF THE AMERICAS

Caterpillar Identification Guide

Leroy Simon Saturniidae Site


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