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atlas moth

attacus atlas


wingspan- 24 cm


The Atlas moth is a large saturniid moth found in the tropical and subtropical forests of Southeast Asia, and common across the Malay archipelago. Wikipedia,(‎)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Lorquin's Atlas Moth
Attacus lorquinii None

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Please include this Attacus lorquinii moth and the rest of your moth spottings to the mission "Moths in the Philippines" at Thanks!

Atlas moth (Attacus atlas) has a different wing pattern, RolandFadz. Though your spotting is a relative, the Attacus atlas has a small white pin marking on top of the triangular white on the forewings as in this link as compared to your spotting which is similar to this

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Negros Occidental, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 4, 2013
Submitted on Jul 14, 2013

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