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  • Jeanni Kistler

    This stunning creature is the Atlas Moth (Attacus atlas), the largest moth in the world in terms of wing surface area. Their wingspan can reach up to ONE FOOT in length! They're said to be named after either the Titan of Greek Mythology which holds up the Earth, or because of its map-like patterns on the wings.

  • Dawn	Kim

    Butterfly? Nope, moth! There are plenty of large and colorful moths in the world, and this one is the largest - the Atlas Moth (Attacus atlas) of Asia. via The Featured Creature butterflies-and-moths

  • Catherine Miller Designs

    The Saturniids include the world's largest moth, the Atlas Moth of South America: He shrugs. And the largest moth in North America, the Cecropia:quantumbiologist.wordpress.com

  • Moon Stumpp

    Altas moth...lovely colors and details...mmm, this may be my new color scheme for the master bedroom.

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This stunning creature is the Atlas Moth (Attacus atlas), the largest moth in the world in terms of wing surface area. Their wingspan can reach up to ONE FOOT in length! They're said to be named after either the Titan of Greek Mythology which holds up the Earth, or because of the map-like patterns on the wings.

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