Callosamia promethia foodplants...
MYTZ14A at prodigy.com
Fri Jun 11 08:57:00 EDT 1999
mothman617 at aol.com (Mothman617) wrote:
>I have quite a bit of experience in rearing C. promethea. In fact it is
>the easiest of the native Saturnids to breed. The best foodplants to
>is either Sasafrass, Spicebush or Black Cherry (P. serotina). The female
>lay about 30 to 75 eggs and young larvae will emerge in about two weeks.
>the first few instars the foodplant must be changed daily. After 24 hrs
>leaves will become tough and dry.
Don't food preferences partly depend upon the population in question?
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