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Amritpal Singh Kaleka, Devinder Singh and Sujata Saini, 2017. Taxonomic status of Genus Brahmaea Walker (Lepidoptera: Bombycoidea: Brahmaeidae) from India. Journal of Entomology, 14: 234-240.
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Good morning. I am looking for the etymology of Brahmaea genus. Perhaps, is it related to the sanskrit word Brahma? with the meaning of prayer, devotion or Brahm the divinity... Thank you very much for your attention.
I appreciate your interest in the etymology of the Brahmaea genus. You are correct that the name is indeed related to the Sanskrit word Brahma, which is associated with prayer, devotion, and the divine. Thank you again for your comment and for taking the time to read the article.