Luna moth query

evoluhol at evoluhol at
Mon Aug 17 12:03:49 EDT 1998

If you got them all from a female in your possession, more than likely the
black markings will appear in the next few days.  If you got them from
someone else it is not impossible that several kinds of eggs got mixed. 
The difference does not indicate sex.

In article <1998081212502900.IAA06164 at>,
appliquer at (Appliquer) wrote:

> Am raising some luna moth caterpillars from eggs.  They''ve hatcehd and I've
> noticed that approx. half are solid green and half are green with a black line
> on each side and a black dot on the back.  Does this indicate
male/female or is
> there some other reason for the color difference?

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