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*Bombyx hesperus* Linn. (re-identified as *Rothschildia erycini* Shaw, 1796) M

Only two silkmoths given as *hesperus* are itemised in Hunter's Trustees' Catalague of 1783-85. But there are four specimens of the genus *Rothschildia* in this drawer of the collection. The species *erycini* was not separated when Hunter's cabinet was being utilised by Fabricius for his works on insects. Possibly all these rather similar moths were lumped together as the one species first describ…