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Paukstadt, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (1985): Beschreibung und Abbildung der Präimaginalstadien von Attacus atlas Linnaeus 1758 aus javanischen Populationen (Lep.: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Essen), 95 (23): pp. 337-346; 6 figs.

Summary: For the first time the preimaginal instars of Attacus atlas (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) from Java, Indonesia are detailed described and figured, and compared to those from the islands of Sumatra and Bali. No considerable differences between the ground colouration and pattern of the larvae from western Java and those from Bali were observed, but they considerably differ in some details from those of the Sumatra populations. The colouration of the lowermost row of scoli (tubercles) and of the lateral scoli of the thoracic segments is black and the rondo triangular patch on the outside of each anal proleg is pale red at the 6th larval instar (mature larva) of A. atlas from western Sumatra. Above mentioned scoli are pale blue or azure and the anal proleg-patch is dark brown at mature larvae from Java and Bali. No taxonomic conclusions are drawn. Some rearing observations and observations on the ecology and biology are recorded.