Black Witch foodplants
nreimer at elele.peacesat.hawaii.edu
Fri Aug 20 19:38:30 EDT 1999
Bruce Walsh <jbwalsh at u.arizona.edu> wrote in article
<199908202135.OAA15494 at trifid.u.arizona.edu>...
> Anyone out there with experience rearing Black Witch moths? I'm in
> e-mail contact with someone in the US midwest who has a batch of eggs and
> not know what to feed them. Various legumes have been tried, w/o
They feed on monkeypod trees (Samanea saman), Cassia, and catsclaw in
Hawaii. These trees are all legumes. The larvae feed at night and hide
during the day in the bark.
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