Cocoons of Antheraea compta. A–C. ♂, spun on the erect vegetation, lateral view; A. Original condition; B. Removed some leaves and branches; C. Opened; D. ♀, spun on the bottom of the net cage under a fallen leaf, lateral view [the underside]; E. ♂, filaments of the external part, cross sectional view; a: transverse [horizontal] plane; b: diagonal plane; c: sagittal plane; F. ♂, filament of the external part, vertical view; G. ♂, the crystals precipitated from the prepupal discharge liquor, vertical view; H. ♂, filaments of the external surface, vertical view; I. ♂, filaments of the internal surface, vertical view. Scale bars: 3 cm (A–D); 10 µm (E); 20 µm (F); 2 µm (G); 100 µm (H, I).

  Part of: Liu Z (2023) An “American” silkmoth endemic to Himalayas, part I: life history and natural distribution of Antheraea compta Rothschild, 1899 (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 70(2): 261-282.