Taxon profile


Attacus Linnaeus, 1767

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths »  family Saturniidae - emperor moths »  tribus Attacini

Scientific synonyms

Arcuata Perry, 1811

[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

species Attacus atlas (Linnaeus, 1758)

Attacus atlas

species Attacus aurantiacus Rothschild, 1895
species Attacus caesar (Maassen & Weymer, 1873)

Attacus caesar

species Attacus crameri C. Felder, 1861
species Attacus dohertyi W. Rothschild, 1895

Attacus dohertyi

species Attacus erebus Fruhstorfer, 1904

Attacus erebus

species Attacus inopinatus Jurriaanse & Lindemans, 1920
species Attacus intermedius Jurriaanse & Lindemans, 1920
species Attacus lemairei Peigler, 1985
species Attacus lorquinii C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861

Attacus lorquinii

species Attacus mcmulleni J. H. Watson, 1916
species Attacus paraliae Peigler, 1985
species Attacus paukstadtorum Brechlin, 2010
species Attacus selayarensis Naumann & Peigler, 2012
species Attacus suparmani U. Paukstadt & L. H. Paukstadt, 2002
species Attacus taprobanis Moore, 1882
species Attacus wardi Rothschild, 1910

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [9869e6c8-606f-4eae-aa2c-6ff029949c99]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Attacus Linnaeus, 1767]
Data retrieved on: 5 February 2014

Contributions to BioLib

Help us to expand this encyclopedia! If you are logged in, you can add new subtaxa, vernacular and scientific names, texts, images or intertaxon relationships for this taxon.