Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau X Aglia tau MELANIA 15 Eggs

Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau X Aglia tau MELANIA 15 Eggs
Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau X Aglia tau MELANIA 15 Eggs Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau X Aglia tau MELANIA 15 Eggs Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau X Aglia tau MELANIA 15 Eggs Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau X Aglia tau MELANIA 15 Eggs Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau X Aglia tau MELANIA 15 Eggs Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau X Aglia tau MELANIA 15 Eggs
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Description

Tau Emperor Melanic Aglia tau melania  

Male tau melania are very black indeed! Quite a surprise to see for the first time!

This strain is from mixed tau and tau melania, so there will be some normal and hopefully some black, as well as perhaps some inbetween. Should be interesting!

Melania is a rare melanic form of the Tau Emperor, where much of the normal orange colour is suffused or even replaced with black. These come from central Europe and are very scarce indeed.

 

Pupae emerge in April. Breeding is very easy. The larvae feed on a variety of trees which include Lime, Hawthorn, Oak, Beech, Willows and Sallows.

Melania is for those who like an unusual species.