Coscinocera herculesi (male)

Zhao Li

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 centimiters. It ranks second in terms of surface area among all moths.


  • Title: Coscinocera herculesi (male)
  • Creator: Zhao Li
  • Type: specimen
  • Location: Papua New Guinea

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