Saturnia pavonia eggs moth breeding

14-3-2020 : Saturnia pavoniella eggs

Saturnia pavonia eggs moth breeding in

Saturnia pavoniella eggs for sale

Small emperor moth eggs available from today, they come from different females, mixed together. Only fresh laid eggs are shipped out to ensure safe arrival before hatching.

Saturnia pavoniella is a moth native to Southern Europe, flying in early Spring with one generation per year. Our eggs come from two italian strain mixed together, one from Monza province and one from Biella province.

Easy to rear and breed, it’s fun trying to attract wild males putting a caged female outside in the fields or even on your balcony. With some luck many of them will come and make your bloodline stronger every year

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Learn how to take care about Lepidoptera eggs

Eggs are usually shipped into small plastic tubes. Once received, they need to be moved to a bigger container, allowing caterpillars to have enough space to hatch and move.

Standard 80mm plastic Petri dishes (fig.A) are a very common tools to store the eggs and let the caterpillars hatch inside. Check our Petri dishes. Other kind of small plastic boxes can be used; it is recommended to perform holes or modify the boxes to allow aeration. Close the boxes with a fine mesh, tulle is widely used for this purpose (fig.B). Check our plastic boxes. Avoid the use of medium/big boxes because caterpillars will tend to move a lot and spread inside the box…..

Learn more by reading the full article at: Eggs and Pupae care in Butterflies and Moths

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