Looking to ID moth -- any takers?

Chris Conlan conlan at adnc.com
Fri Aug 18 20:22:52 EDT 2000

Actually, the antennae are not always that obvious between sexes in 
silkmoths.  It's a good character for most species but be careful.  In some
groups like Samia and Rothschildia the difference is minor and you are
better off looking at a combination of characters.


From: newtchris at aol.com (NewtChris)
To: leps-l at lists.yale.edu
Subject: Re: Looking to ID moth -- any takers?
Date: Thu, Aug 17, 2000, 8:59 PM

Yep, definately a girl!!!!  Hope the nursery is pink!!!  Note the antenae,
they're a definite give away in silk moths.  Males have large triangular

If kept outside, look for males to gather between 11 pm and 4 am.

Good Luck


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