Beautiful & Rare Vintage Japanese Atlas Moth
Beautiful & Rare Vintage Japanese Atlas Moth Beautiful & Rare Vintage Japanese Atlas Moth Beautiful & Rare Vintage Japanese Atlas Moth Beautiful & Rare Vintage Japanese Atlas Moth

Beautiful & Rare Vintage Japanese Atlas Moth

  • $225.00


Amazing preserved real atlas moth, with description in Japanese and English, circa 1960s. This particular moth is a sub-species of atlas moth, endemic to Yonaguni Island in Japan, with the latin name A. a. ryukyuensis. This specimen likely came from the Moth Museum in Yonaguni. This particular moth has been attributed as the inspiration for the monster in the movie "Mothra". Frame is 13.5"L x 9.5"H, moth has a wingspan of 9.5", $225