Giant wood moth

The giant wood moth is the world’s heaviest moth. It is found along the coasts of Queensland and New South Wales in Australia. The females are two-times the size of the males, weighing up to 30 grams. Their wingspan can reach a maximum of 25 centimetres. They have very short lifespan during their adulthood, living just a few days. They die after mating and laying eggs. Their larval stage lasts for 3 years.


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