We are happy to inform that, after a couple of years of absence from the market, we are going to offer soon Cricula trifenestrata cocoons. PRE-ORDERS are now possible through the Contact Us menù. The trifenestrata part of the name refers to the three transparent frames in the fore wings, which are present in the females of this moth species. It is easy to breed and recommended for beginners.
Breeding Cricula trifenestrata moth
Cricula trifenestrata is a very nice, small size, moth of the family Saturniidae. In it’s native countries it is reared for the production of a special, golden wild silk. Adults pair easily in medium size cages and every female lays around 120-180 eggs after having mated. Eggs are of a pale pink color and small in size. Be gentle when removing them from the cage surfaces as you could damage the eggshell and impair the hatching.