Cricula trifenestrata (Lepidoptera, Saturniidae) cocoons for sale
Cricula trifenestrata (Helfer, 1837) is a wonderful Saturniidae distributed across Indonesia.
We offer cocoons of this species, adults will emerge in 3-5 weeks from now. Pairing them is very easy, copula is successfully obtained in medium size (40x60cm) cages, either outdoor or indoor.
A fertile female lays from 120 to 200 eggs
Cricula trifenestrata wild silk
Cricula trifenestrata is a medium size Saturniidae that is easily bred in captivity. They feed on a high variety of hosts and are ideal for winter and spring breeding.
Cricula trifenestrata cocoons are now available. This species is peculiar for the production of golden silk, which is used for textile in Indonesia. Outside Indonesia, the silk fibers obtained by processing the cocoons, are appreciated by amateur spinners that want to produce unusual craft material.