Attacus atlas - Atlas Moth
A real framed Attacus atlas or Atlas Moth in a solid wood box frame.
Mounted on acid free conservation board with the insect's scientfic latin and common name underneath, in our original signature style.
The atlas moth is among the biggest insects on the planet, with a wingspan stretching up to 27 centimetres across - that's wider than a human handspan.
Common name: Atlas Moth
Scientific name: Attacus atlas
Distribution: South Asia, East Asia, and Southeast Asia, including Borneo.
... though one specimen, was found in 2012 in Ramsbottom, England after it landed on a windowsill, (presumed to have escaped from a private collection.)
For more information on how our entomology is sourced please visit this page.
Please note: The insect photographed is an example of the average size and colour of this species and the quality of our framing. As they are natural items each insect may differ slightly in size, shape, colour or setting position.
- Made in our studio in Lancashire, England
- Black open grain box frame
- Solid wood moulding
- Archival Grade acid free mountboard
- Saw tooth hanger for simple wall mounting
Frame: 13 x 10 inch "double deep"
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