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Raising Atlas Moths: A Quick Host Plant Comparison

Raising Atlas Moths: A Quick Host Plant Comparison

By Celeste Poorte, Rearing Coordinator at the Cockrell Butterfly Center

Atlas moths (Atticus atlas) make superb additions to the Cockrell Butterfly Center. During the day, they spend most of their time motionless, clinging to the side of a tree or other surface. Visitors can thus get up close, to intimately study these creatures, and can clearly observe their fat, furry bodies, fuzzy antennae, and teddy bear like expressions.

Read more in the International Flutterings V13N1.