1998 The Moths of Borneo (Part 3): Superfamily Bombycoidea: Families Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae
, Brahmaeidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae.
Silk is a kind of natural polymer which produced by 2 main types: family Bombycidae
(domestic silk; Bombyx mori) and Saturniidae (wild silk; Antheraeapernyi, Philosamia ricini, etc.
de la familia Bombycidae
y las especies silvestres de la familia Saturniidae: Antherae mylitta Drury, Antherae pernyi Guerin-Meneville, Antherae assama Westwood y Antherae yamamai Guerin-Meneville.
Traditionally, it was considered to be within the Bombycidae
(Zolotuhin & Witt 2009; Zolotuhin 2012).
Dierl (1978, 1979) reviewed the oriental Bombycidae
that included most species from China, and reported 42 species belonging to 8 genera, including 6 new genera, 8 new species and 2 new subspecies.