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Lepidoptera > Bombycoidea > Saturniidae > Saturniinae > Attacini > Attacus

Attacus atlas (Linnaeus, 1758) – Atlas Moth

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Arunachal Pradesh
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Similiar species:
Archaeoattacus edwardsii
Archaeoattacus staudingeri 


List of Attacus Linnaeus, 1767 species known from India.
Attacus atlas (Linnaeus, 1758). Indian subregion.
Attacus taprobanis Moore, 1882. Sri Lanka; India: southwestern India.
References:
  1. Pinratana, A. & R.E. Lampe. 1990. Moths of Thailand, Volume 1: Saturniidae. # 1, pg 2, pl 8.


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Anonymous. 2022. Attacus atlas (Linnaeus, 1758) – Atlas Moth. In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.mothsofindia.org/sp/30845/Attacus-atlas
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