World’s Largest Moth Spotted in Kerala
Atlas moth with wings span 280 mm and height 139 mm found in Kerala
In the Dhoni reserve forest in Olavakkode forest range of Palakkad district spotted Atlas moth with wings span 280 mm and height 139 mm recently. According to Wikipedia the largest Atlas moth so far spotted is with 262 mm wings span which was in Java.
Atlas moth is generally found in tropical and sub-tropical forests of Southeast Asia, mainly in Malaysia.