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Atlas Moths Mating 1

Family: Saturniidae
Species: Attacus atlas (Linnaeus 1758)
Common Name: Atlas Moth

Location: Pasir Ris Park

A pair of Atlas Moths mating on a chrysalis.

Atlas moths are unsteady fliers, and the female does not stray far from the location of her discarded chrysalis. She seeks a perch where the air currents will best carry her pheromones to attract her potential mate.
Saturniidae, Attacus atlas, Atlas Moth, Moth, Butterflies and Moths

Atlas Moths Mating 1

Family: Saturniidae
Species: Attacus atlas (Linnaeus 1758)
Common Name: Atlas Moth

Location: Pasir Ris Park

A pair of Atlas Moths mating on a chrysalis.

Atlas moths are unsteady fliers, and the female does not stray far from the location of her discarded chrysalis. She seeks a perch where the air currents will best carry her pheromones to attract her potential mate.