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Atlas Moth

Attacus atlas

Description:

The large atlas moth has the greatest wing surface area of the lepidopterans but not the widest wingspan. The adult moth does not feed.

Habitat:

Spotted in captivity. Native to Southeast Asia. Forest dweller.

Notes:

Spotted at the Florida Museum of Natural History's Butterfly Rainforest.

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1Sarah2
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1Sarah2

Gainesville, Florida, USA

Spotted on Aug 8, 2013
Submitted on Aug 12, 2013

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