Timing emergence for Saturniidae

Bill Welch timber_doodle at bigfoot.com
Wed Aug 11 07:56:49 EDT 1999

I have been donating various silk moths to a local butterfly house.  I have
also been conducting slide programs and night hikes back to the butterfly
house to view the moths.

My questions is: Does anyone have any working experience with delaying adult
emergence in order to have adults available on a specific timetable?  In
other words if I have adults that will emerge this week, but I would like
some to be "fresh" in 2 weeks, what can be done?  Is there any accurate way
to accomplish this?  Many thanks in advance.

Bill Welch
photo website at: http://siscom.net/~wwelch

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