How to Breed

31-8-2019

Adult Care

Lepidoptera adult stage, which is the final outcome of metamorphosis, consists in the butterfly or the moth. The adult stage is also called imago. This stage has lost the capability to increase in size, task which is completely committed to the larval stages. Even if many adult Lepidoptera feed as adults, this is not reflecting in their overall size, which is determined by the final size of the mature larvae.

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21-6-2019

Breeding case: Acherontia atropos

Acherontia atropos, Linnaeus (1758), the death’s-head hawkmoth, is a member of the Sphingidae family (Lepidoptera, Bombycoidea). It is distributed across southern Europe and throughout Africa.

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30-10-2019

Breeding: General Informations

 TTB is dedicated to Lepidoptera breeding, focusing on Saturniidae and Sphingidae families. This section wants to provide a mixture of insect care informations and basic material related to insect biology.

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9-10-2019

Eggs/Pupae care

Lepidoptera larval stages are called caterpillars. They hatch from the egg laid by the adult and develop into a pupae, that undergoes metamorphosis. The word larvae, not neanidae or others, is used because we refer to holometabolous insects.

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18-10-2019

Larvae care

Lepidoptera larval stages are called caterpillars. They hatch from the egg laid by the adult and develop into a pupae, that undergoes metamorphosis.

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