Attacus

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Attacus
AttacusAtlasWyn.jpg
Attacus taprobanis from the Western Ghats
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Saturniidae
Genus: Attacus
Linnaeus, 1767
Synonyms
  • Arcuata Perry, 1811

Attacus is a genus of moths in the Saturniidae family.[1]

The genus contains the Atlas moth (Attacus atlas), the largest moth in the world.

Species[edit]

Male Attacus dohertyi from Timor. Ex. own collection


References[edit]

  1. ^ Attacus eol.org

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