SPECIES Syntherata escarlata male
FRAME 16.5x16.5xD5cm Made from recycled products.
DESCRIPTION AKA Northern Emperor Moth from the family Saturniidae. This beautiful golden coloured silkmoth is found in far north Queensland Australia. Colours vary some dark golden colour to rusty brown some have a pink streak. Larvae can be found feeding on citrus and oleander amongst other plants. Adults emerge at evening and start laying eggs immediately. As they do not have mouth parts they do not feed and rely on stores built up when caterpillars. and as such they do not live long, their sole purpose being to reproduce. Male is a golden yellow colour as opposed to the rusty brown of the female.
Strictly limited stock.
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