Lepidoptera: Saturniidae

Coscinocera hercules  

Hercules Moth (Coscinocera hercules)
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© Geoff Walker 2015
Lockhart River, QLD (Jan, 2015)

"Along with the atlas moths of Asia, the female Hercules moth, Coscinocera hercules, (Saturniidae), is one of the largest moths in the world--if size is measured by wing area."*

*Zborowski, Paul and Edwards, Ted (2007). A Guide to Australian Moths. CSIRO Publishing, p.164.

Hercules Moth (Coscinocera hercules)

Hercules Moth