elephant hawk moths

Martin Hough mothman at vossnet.co.uk
Wed Sep 2 12:23:47 EDT 1998

They should be going down in a week or so, and they will overwinter as
In order to bring them through successfully, they will have to have some
cold, so leave them in an outhouse, don't bring them indoors.
They should emerge June/July next year.

Martin Hough
Uxbridge, UK

paul titchener wrote in message <35e70586.12218605 at news.tcp.co.uk>...
>I have 2 of these striking caterpillars on my fuschias.
>They don't seem to be eating an enormous amount  at the
>moment. Can any tell me when they are likely to turn into
>crysalis and how long after that will the turn in moths.
>Thanks in advance,
>Sheila Titchener
>mail sheila at bob866.tcp.co.uk

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