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Actias ningpoana eggs available now

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Actias ningpoana eggs for sale

Actias ningpoana, the chinese moonmoth, available now. The breeding season is ending soon, don’t miss the opportunity to rear this beautiful species before winter comes!

Actias ningpoana is spread through Russia and China, but its range is even wider. Although this species can be bred all year round, in the wild it overwinters, but we found that fridge temperatures (2°-5°C) are too low. If you want to overwinter this species, we suggest temperatures around 10°C.

This species is very polyphagous: Liquidambar, Carya and Juglans are the best choices and are the foodplants that will give you the biggest and healthiest adults. Eucalyptus, Salix and Prunus works very well too.

Actias ningpoana pair easily, both indoor and outdoor, so you won’t have any problem keep breeding this wonderful species on and on. They mate for a short amount of time so don’t worry if you don’t see them mating.

VERY IMPORTANT NOTE: These eggs are shipped from Italy with priority shipping only, in order to ensure fast arrival before hatching. Unfortunately, giving the current Covid-19 pandemia, postal service has experienced random delays in deliveries. This is the reason why we DO NOT assume responsibility for eggs hatching during travel for any eggs order which is sent outside Italy. As always we will try to reship or refund when possible, but this cannot be guaranteed. If you order from Italy, we do offer full reship or refund as always, in case of any problem.

Actias ningpoana eggs for sale in the shop

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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