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Atlas Moth (Caterpillar)

Attacus atlas

Description:

Large caterpillar found in mount batur, Bali. Anyone have any idea what species it is?

Habitat:

Volcanic slope


1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago
Atlas Moth
Attacus cf. atlas Caterpillars - Attacus atlas

4 Comments

MadGrady
MadGrady 4 years ago

These are some of my favorite moths, but I have never seen the caterpillar. This guy is awesome. Great picture

NickBlamire-Brown
NickBlamire-Brown 4 years ago

Awesome thanks guys! I agree. Beautiful caterpillar for a beautiful moth!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 4 years ago

bayucca i would agree with attacus atlas

bayucca
bayucca 4 years ago

Saturniidae, Saturniinae, Attacus sp. and looks like being Attacus atlas, but I am not 100% sure, so, please, verify!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attacus_atl...

Bali, Indonesia

Lat: -8.24, Long: 115.38

Spotted on Apr 15, 2014
Submitted on Apr 21, 2014

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