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Attacus Linnaeus, 1767
Attacus Linnaeus, 1767; Syst. Nat. (Edn 12) 1 (2): 808, TS: Phalaena atlas Linnaeus
Arcuata Perry, 1811; Arcana: [Cc7] [199]
Attacus ; Godman & Salvin, 1886, Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 189; [MOB3, 110]
Attacus (Attacini) ;

Attacus atlas (Linnaeus, 1758)
Oriental Region (tropics), Sundaland. See [About maps] Phalaena atlas Linnaeus, 1758; Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 495
Phalaena vitrea Perry, 1811; Arcana: [Cc7] [199], pl. [51] (repl. name)
Attacus atlas ; Holloway, 1976, Moths of Borneo with special reference to Mt. Kinabalu: 85; Allen, 1981, Brunei Mus. J. 5 (1): 110; Barlow, 1982, Intr. Moths of South East Asia: 48; Lampe, 1985, Malayan Saturniidae ...: 6; [MOB3, 111]
[atlas-1lw.jpg] 640x474 (~41Kb) larva (commercially cultivated, India) ex.o., Photo 22.6.1979 Pertti Pakkanen [atlas-1lx.jpg] 800x595 (~42Kb) larva (commercially cultivated, India) ex.o., Photo 26.6.1979 Pertti Pakkanen [atlas-1ly.jpg] 800x1039 (~81Kb) larva (commercially cultivated, India) ex.o., Photo 10.7.1979 Pertti Pakkanen
[atlas-1lz.jpg] 1000x806 (~89Kb) larva (commercially cultivated, India) ex.o., Photo 29.7.1979 Pertti Pakkanen [atlas-1mu.jpg] 1200x836 (~164Kb) upperside male (commercially cultivated, India) ex.o., Photo 27.9.1979 Pertti Pakkanen [atlas-2x.jpg] 396x600 (~38Kb) Butterfly House (Vienna, Austria, April 2001), Photo Erich Mangl
[atlas-3fu.jpg] 900x720 (~156Kb) upperside female Thailand, Photo D. Smirnov [atlas-3fv.jpg] 900x720 (~127Kb) underside female Thailand, Photo D. Smirnov

Larva on Anacardium, Spondias, Annona, Artabotrys, Schefflera, Sarcostemma, Berberis, Canarium, Bischofia, Carpinus, Dillenia, Aleurites, Glochidium, Phyllanthus, Sapium, Teucrium, Cinnamomum, Erythrina, Lagerstroemia, Michelia, Sandoricum, Swietenia, Ardisia, Embelia, Psidium, Nauclea, Malus, Mussaenda, Vangueria, Citrus, Salix, Schleichera, Clerodendrum [MOB3]

Attacus wardi Rothschild, 1910
AU. See [About maps] Attacus wardi, Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia [Don Herbison-Evans]
dohertyi; (auct.)

Attacus dohertyi Rothschild, 1895
Timor, Flores. See [About maps] Attacus dohertyi Rothschild, 1895; Novit. Zool. 2 (1): 36, TL: Timor; Flores
Attacus dohertyi soembanus van Eecke, 1933; Zool. Meded. 16 (6): 63, TL: Soemba

Attacus aurantiacus Rothschild, 1895
New Guinea. See [About maps] Attacus aurantiacus Rothschild, 1895; Novit. Zool. 2 (1): 36, TL: NW. New Guinea

Attacus crameri Felder, 1861
Attacus crameri Felder, 1861; S.B. Akad. Wiss. Wien 43 (1) : 31, TL: Amboina
Attacus lorquinii C. & R. Felder, 1861; Wien. ent. Monats. 5 (10) : 306, TL: Luzon

18.9.2011 (5)

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[D. Smirnov]
Russia, Moscow; e-mail: D. Smirnov
[Don Herbison-Evans]
and Stella A. Crossley; Lepidoptera Larvae of Australia; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans; e-mail: Don Herbison-Evans
[Erich Mangl]
Holloway, 1987; The Moths of Borneo, Part 3; Superfamily Bombycoidea: families Lasiocampidae, Eupterotidae, Bombycidae, Brahmaeidae, Saturniidae, Sphingidae; (1998 reprint)
Netherlands Centre for Biodiversity Naturalis; NBC naturalis
[Pertti Pakkanen]
e-mail: Pertti Pakkanen; Butterfly and moth observations from Finland

Some related literature:
Allen, 1981
The saturniid moths of Borneo with special reference to Brunei Brunei Mus. J. 5 (1): 100-126
Barlow, 1982
An Introduction to the Moths of South East Asia Intr. Moths of South East Asia: 305pp, ix, 50pls
van Eecke, 1933
Some new Malayan Lepidoptera Zool. Meded. 16 (6): 61-64
Felder, 1861
Lepidopterorum Amboinensium a Dre. L. Doleschall annis 1856-58 collectorum species novae S.B. Akad. Wiss. Wien 43 (1) : 26-44
C. & R. Felder, 1861
Lepidoptera nova a Dr. Carolo Semper in Insulis Philippinis collecta diagnosibus. (1) Wien. ent. Monats. 5 (10) : 297-306
Godman & Salvin, 1886
Biologia Centrali-Americana; or Contributions to the Knowledge of the Fauna of Mexico and Central America. Zoology. Lepidoptera. Heterocera Biol. centr.-amer., Lep. Heterocera 1: 1-490, 3: pl. 1-101
Lampe, 1985
Malayan Saturniidae from the Cameron and Genting Highlands. A guide for collectors Malayan Saturniidae ...: -
Linnaeus, 1758
Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Clases, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Symonymis, Locis. Tomis I. 10th Edition Syst. Nat. (Edn 10) 1 : 1-338, : 339-824
Linnaeus, 1767
Systema Naturae per Regna tria Naturae, secundum Classes, Ordines, .... Editio Duocecima Reformata. Tom. 1. Part II. Syst. Nat. (Edn 12) 1 (2): -,533-1327
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

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