The Saturniidae are a family of moths that includes more than 1,800 species.
They are present in every continent but their spread is developed especially in the tropical and subtropical regions.
This moths are normally large although some species of saturnidi may be small.
To this family belong to some of the largest moths in the world in some species reaching nearly 300 mm wingspan.
The Saturnia pyri, species belonging to this family, is the largest European moth.