What is the biggest Australian butterfly/moth/caterpillar?
  
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

The largest Australian butterfly is the female Cairns Birdwing : Triodes priamus, with a wingspan up to 20 cms.

The largest Australian moth is the female Hercules Moth : Coscinocera hercules, with a wingspan up to 27 cms.

The largest Australian caterpillar is that of the White Stemmed Gum Moth : Chelepteryx collesi with a length up to 13 cms.

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(updated 13 March 2004)