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