Monday, October 02, 2023
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Antheraea helferi

Recorded Width: 176mm,  Height: 67mm  -  Nest, Maxwell's Hill, Malaysia


Like its other cousins of the Saturniidae (Emperor moths), the Antheraea larissa is large and stunning with beautiful markings and ocellus or eye-shaped rings. On the S. larissa, the centre of these ocellus is translucent. 

Antheraea larissa


A close up on the (bipectinate) comb-like antennae and head area.

Antheraea larissa closeup