papillon

Argema mittrei

Adult (Male)
Breeding
17-I-2016
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Adult (Female)
Breeding
20-I-2016
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Adult (Male)
Breeding
14-I-2016
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Adult (Male, underside)
Breeding
14-I-2016
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Larva (Stage 5)
Breeding
15-XI-2015
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Larva (Stage 4)
Breeding
27-X-2015
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Larva (Stage 4)
Breeding
19-X-2015
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Larva (Stage 3)
Breeding
13-X-2015
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Larva (Stage 2)
Breeding
06-X-2015
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Larva (Stage 1)
Breeding
27-IX-2015
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Argema mittrei

Cocoon
Breeding
07-XII-2015
Eucalyptus gunnii
, Liquidambar styraciflua

Conditions (2015):
- Plant: Eucalyptus gunnii.
- Rearing boxes and bottles placed in a home-made greenhouse, with controlled Temperature and Humidity.
- Temperature: ±27°C @ day-time, ±23°C @ night-time.
- Humidity: ±85%H.
- Young branches (BDR) in a plastic box for the L1 and the L2.
- Medium-aged branches (BDR) in individual bottles from the L3 to the end.

Notes:
- Egg stage: ±18 days (@ 23°C).
- First meal: first day.
- L1: 8 days.
- L2: 7 days.
- L3: 8 days.
- L4: 13 days.
- L5: 20 days (+ 14 days of prepupation).
- Pupa: ±40 days (@ ~23,5°C).


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