Samia cynthia (Drury, 1773)

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Asia, later domesticated in Europe and USA
June -
Cocoon
Easy, 20 hours
2
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Ligustrum, Syringa, Prunus serotina, Fraxinus, Juglans,
Liquidamber, Salix
This specie is easy to rear. There are probably 2 broods,
and cocoons overwinter.
Samia cynthia female © S. Ife

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