Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs

Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs
Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs
Availability: Autumn 2017
Price: £15.95
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Giant Atlas Moth Attacus atlas 15 eggs

 

Atlas egg orders have been supplied. There are still some cocoons to emerge and we hope to have more eggs in 2017. If not, later orders will be held for priority supply in 2018. 

 

One of the largest of all moth species in the world!  The larvae feed well on Privet.  They require very clean conditions, always with fresh food. Alternative recorded foodplants include Willows, Lilac, Apple, Plum, Ash, Cherry and Tree of Heaven Ailanthus.  Atlas larvae like to browse on several foodplants and settle for the one or more that they like.

 

The larvae like warmth 25 -30 degrees C and humid jungle conditions, which are best achieved in a tank or plastic container, rather than a netting cage. Given these conditions the larvae are not difficult to rear, and spin cocoons in about 8 weeks from hatching.