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1.1 An atlas moth, Attacus atlas (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), which occurs in southern India and south-east Asia, is one of the largest of all lepidopterans, with a wingspan of about 24 cm and a larger wing area than any other moth (P.J. Gullan).

1.2 A violin beetle, Mormolycephyllodes (Coleoptera: Carabidae), from rainforest in Brunei, Borneo

1.3 The moon moth, Argema maenas (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), is found in south-east Asia and India; this female, from rainforest in Borneo, has a wingspan of about 15 cm (P.J. Gullan).

1.4 The mopane emperor moth, Imbrasia belina (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae), from the Transvaal in South Africa (R. Oberprieler).

1.5 A "worm" or "phane" - the caterpillar of Imbrasia belina - feeding on the foliage of Schotia brachypetala, from the Transvaal in South Africa (R. Oberprieler).

1.6 A dish of edible water bugs, Lethocerus indicus (Hemiptera: Belostomatidae), on sale at a market in Lampang Province, Thailand (R.W. Sites).

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