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Attacus atlas Linnaeus, 1758

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class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Bombycoidea family Saturniidae subfamily Saturniinae tribe Attacini genus Attacus → species Attacus atlas

Species name(s)

Attacus atlas Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena atlas Linnaeus, 1758 = Phalaena vitrea Perry, 1811.

Atlas Moth


Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Red, Orange, Yellow, Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Самец  Attacus atlas


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Eugenij Azhipa, Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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24.07.2009 21:58, Denis Tumanov

In Europe, you can breed at the Lilac (Siringa vulgaris) and other olives)))

13.06.2009 12:29, Vasiliy Feoktistov

In Europe it is possible to breed the Chinese ash (Fraxinus chinensis). In the area of ​​the wing is one of the largest butterflies in the world.

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