Atlas moth (Attacus atlas)
Atlas moth (Attacus atlas)
Atlas moths are considered to be the largest moths in the world in terms of total wing surface area (upwards of c. 400 square cm or 65 square inches).
Atlas moths are said to be named after either the Titan of Greek mythology, or their map-like wing patterns.
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Location:
Sidney, Vancouver Island BC
Date:
Photographer:
David Schultz

Atlas moth (Attacus atlas)

Atlas moths are considered to be the largest moths in the world in terms of total wing surface area (upwards of c. 400 square cm or 65 square inches).
Atlas moths are said to be named after either the Titan of Greek mythology, or their map-like wing patterns.
Ref:
Date:
Location:
Sidney, Vancouver Island BC
Photographer:
David Schultz