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Archaeoattacus Watson in Packard, 1914
Archaeoattacus Watson, 1914; in Packard, Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 12: 265, TS: Attacus edwardsi White
Archaeattacus ; Seitz, 1926, Gross-Schmett. Erde 10: 502 (missp.)
Archaeoattacus ; [MOB3, 110]
Archaeoattacus (Attacini) ;

Archaeoattacus staudingeri (Rothschild, 1895)
Sundaland, Peninsular Malaysia. See [About maps] Attacus staudingeri Rothschild, 1895; Novit. Zool. 2 (1): 36, TL: NW.Java
Archaeoattacus staudingeri ; Allen, 1981, Brunei Mus. J. 5 (1): 111; Lampe, 1985, Malayan Saturniidae ...: 7; [MOB3, 112]

Archaeoattacus edwardsii (White, 1859)
Himalayas, Peninsular Malaysia. See [About maps] Attacus edwardsii White, 1859; Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. (1859) 27 : 115, pl. 57, TL: Darjeeling
Archaeoattacus edwardsii ; [MOB3, 112 (note)]

Larva on Machilus, Prunus, Ailanthus [MOB3]

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Holloway, 1987; The Moths of Borneo, Part 3; Superfamily Bombycoidea: families Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae; (1998 reprint)

Some related literature:
Allen, 1981
The saturniid moths of Borneo with special reference to Brunei Brunei Mus. J. 5 (1): 100-126
Lampe, 1985
Malayan Saturniidae from the Cameron and Genting Highlands. A guide for collectors Malayan Saturniidae ...: -
Watson in Packard, 1914
Monograph of the bombycine moths of North America, part 3 Mem. Natl. Acad. Sci. 12: IX + 1-516pp, 113pl
Rothschild, 1895
Notes on Saturnidae; with a preliminary revision of the family down to the genus Automeris, and descriptions of some species Novit. Zool. 2 (1): 35-51, pl. 10
White, 1859
Description of an Attacus from the East Indies, hitherto apparently unrecorded Proc. zool. Soc. Lond. (1859) 27 : 115-116, pl. 57

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