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Attacus atlas

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Attacus atlas (female)
Photo: Insectarium de Montréal (René Limoges)

Groupe tab

Description

Sub-family

Saturniinae

Geographical distribution

South East Asia

Wingspan (from one wing to the other)

25-30 cm

Host plants

Several families including Rutaceae, Salicaceae and Myrtaceae

Host plants in the greenhouse

Goyavier

Similar species

Attacus caesar, Attacus lorquini

French name
Papillon cobra
Scientific name
Attacus atlas
English name
Cobra moth
Class
Insecta
Order
Lepidoptera
Family
Saturniidae

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