Coscinocera herculesi (female)

Zhao Li2011

Insect Museum of West China

Insect Museum of West China
Chengdu, China

Living in New Guinea and Northern Australia, Coscinocera herculesi is the largest moth found in Australia. It has a pair of wings with a maximum distance of about 27cm and a total area of 288 square centimeters. It ranks second in terms of surface area among all moths.


  • Title: Coscinocera herculesi (female)
  • Creator: Zhao Li
  • Date Created: 2011
  • Type: specimen
  • Location: Papua New Guinea

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