Chris Conlan conlan at adnc.com
Sat Aug 7 12:53:59 EDT 1999

This only works for species that have very obvious differences in antenna
size.  Polyphemus is fairly easy this way but just try using that method for
something like a Rothschildia or Samia and you'll see what I mean.

>From: Citheronia at aol.com
>To: leps-L at lists.yale.edu, Boydsluva at aol.com
>Subject: Re: Polyphemus
>Date: Fri, Aug 6, 1999, 7:40 PM

>Dear all,
> Can't you also sex many Saturniids (including A. polyphemus) by looking at 
>the antennal imprint on the pupa? I've had near 100% accuracy with this 
>method. Does anyone else use this?
> Randy

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