Attacus atlas

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Atlas moth
Attacus atlas qtl1.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Saturniidae
Genus: Attacus
A. atlas
Binomial name
Attacus atlas

Attacus atlas, better known as the atlas moth, is a large moth found in Southeast Asia. It has one of the largest wing surfaces of any moth in the world, and one of the longest wingspans.

A human hand holding an atlas moth