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Atlas Moth

Attacus atlas


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


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


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

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Gainesville, Florida, USA

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

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