atlas moth

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Noun1.atlas moth - giant saturniid moth widespread in Asiaatlas moth - giant saturniid moth widespread in Asia; sometimes cultured for silk
giant silkworm moth, silkworm moth - any silkworm moth of the family Saturniidae
Atticus, genus Atticus - atlas moth
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The wing span in inches of the world's largest moth, Attacus Atlas.
Fagara is made with the silk of the saturniid moth Attacus atlas, one of the world's largest moths, while eri is made from the silk of the bombycid moths Samia ricini and S.