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[Eggs] Samia cynthia

Samia cynthia

Price: 10€/30pcs


  • Eggs 10€/30pcs

Food plant

Wild cocoons from Milan province(north Italy), found on Ailanthus altissima. A good alternative is Ligustrum but many others can be found in literature as Ricinus or Prunus laurocerasus.


Wild population, north Italy, coordinated on request


IMPORTANT: this year (2019) few wild S. cynthia cocoons are now emerging. Very big and healty pupae. Easy to rear and mate, early instars caterpillars are strongly gregarious. This species can survive low temperatures despite its south-east asian origin.