Atlas moth Common across the Malay archipelago, these bird-sized insects are considered the largest moths in the world. They are so big that their cocoons are occasionally used as purses in Taiwan. The total area of their wings can measure 60 square inches and their wingspans can measure at least 1 foot in length. Atlas caterpillars can be over 1 inch thick!
Giant Walking Stick Insects. The Phasmatodea is also known as the Stick insect. The ordinal name comes from the Ancient Greek and it meant phantom, referring to the resemblance of many species to sticks or leaves.