Argema mittrei cocoons


Product: Live Cocoons of Argema mittrei

Info: Sold individually orders of 2 or more pcs will include approx. 50% males and females

Origin: Madagascar

Host Plants: Eucalyptus, Liquidambar, Schinus, Rhus, Syzygium cumini

Hatching time: 2-5 weeks 

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Argema mittrei cocoons for sale, species of an astonishing beauty.

The Madagascar comet moth is a moth native to the rainforests of Madagascar. They can be found in the residual forests south and east from Antananarivo, Madagascar’s capital. It’s one of the world’s largest silk moths, reaching 20+cm wingspan and 20-25g cocoon’s weight. Females have larger body and shorter tails compared to the males.

Obtaining eggs is difficult as adults don’t pair autonomously in captivity. These eggs came from a mixture of different fertilized females improve genetic variability. They will hatch in about 20 days. Larve become huge and cosume large amounts of food.


These cocoons are shipped from Italy. We do cover all orders sent towards EU by guarantee. Although we can ship Argema mittrei cocoons worldwide, we do not assume any responsibility for orders sent outside EU.

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