Saturnia cephalariae (Christoph, 1885)

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Turkey - Armania
May - June
Cocoon
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Cephalaria procera, Dipsacaceae sp., maybe more
There is no information on this species, only that it lives in
the higher mountains (2000-3000 mtr). Caterpillars are like
spini, but in latest instar they are not black, but green with
some black stripes. Cocoons can take more then 1 year to
emerge. A challenge to rear because there is no
information!

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