FAMILY SATURNIIDAE
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Archaeoattacus staudingeri Rothschild
Attacus staudingeri Rothschild, 1895, Novit. zool., 2: 36.
Archaeoattacus staudingeri Rothschild; Allen, 1981: 111; Lampe, 1985: 7.


Archaeoattacus staudingeri
(.65 natural size)


Diagnosis.
The species is a deeper, more purplish brown than A. atlas, with a more angular forewing postmedial that is edged distad by grey patches in the spaces and concave distad anterior to the angle. Forewing apical markings are grey rather than pale brown or yellow.

Geographical range. Sundaland.

Habitat preference. Only two specimens have been taken in Borneo, both in lowland forest in Brunei.

Biology. There is no information on the life history but it is likely to be comparable to that of A. edwardsii described in the generic account.

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