Gallery

 Some selected photos of our current and past broods!

Eacles imperialis live insect moths for sale Eacles imperialis imperialis L4 caterpillar moulting to L5. Reared from eggs collected in NC, USA.

Argema mittrei Madagascar moon moth cocoons for sale Argema mittrei female from Madagascar

Antheraea jana copula live moths butterflies for sale Antheraea jana, spontaneous pairing in captivity. Specimens ex cocoons from Java, Indonesia.

Samia cynthia live moths butterflies for sale Samia cynthia, male breeded ex-ovo, north Italy population. 

Attacus atlas atlas, adult female from Bantul, Yogyakarta province, Java Island, Indonesia. 

Actias luna live insects Actias luna caterpillar on Carpinus betulus

Samia cynthia live insects Samia cynthia, L5 caterpillar eating Ailanthus altissima, North Italy.

Actias selene for sale Actias selene fully grown caterpillar on Prunus lauroceras

Hyalophora cecropia for sale Hyalophora cecropia female

Antheraea polyphemus Antheraea polyphemus female, cocoons from Charlotte, NC, USA

Attacus lorquinii caterpillar eggs pupae for sale Attacus lorquinii caterpillar on Ligustrum ovalifolium, L6

Attacus atlas eggs caterpillar pupae for sale time to breed timetobreed Attacus atlas L6 caterpillar, winter breeding on L. ovalifolium

Sphinx ligustri egg insect for sale moth butterfly Sphinx ligustri embryo developing inside the eggshell

Hyalophora cecropia caterpillar for sale insects Hyalophora cecropia caterpillar on Prunus avium

Rothschildia lebeau inca female eggs cocoons for sale Rothschildia lebeau inca female, cocoons from Costa Rica 

Attacus lorquini Attacus lorquini male, strain from Marinduque province in Philippines

Samia cynthia S. cynthia females, 3 beautiful specimen from cocoons wild collected in north Italy. 

Langia zenzeroides Langia zenzeroides L5 caterpillar on Prunus sp.

Papilio machaon Papilio machaon spp. gorganus on Foeniculum vulgare (North Italy)

Acherontia atropos Acherontia atropos, detail of the head.

Actias selene Actias selene male, F2 from Thailand

Antheraea jana Antheraea jana female, cocoons from Java, Indonesia

 Antheraea jana (cocoons from Java). Display of different forms: 5 males and 1 Female (top, centre)

Antheraea yamamay Antheraea yamamay, huge L5 caterpillar on Carpinus betulus

Antheraea pernyi "Looking at each other" Antheraea pernyi on Carpinus betulus

Saturnia pavoniella Saturnia pavoniella caterpillars on Prunus nigra

Pachysphinx occidentalis Urban breeding: Pachysphinx occidentalis on Populus nigra

Laothoe populi live insects Harmony of colours with two Laothoe populi females

Attacus atlas Attacus atlas on Ligustrum ovalifolium