DUO Peacock Inachis io and Comma c-album 10 larvae of each

DUO Peacock Inachis io and Comma c-album 10 larvae of each
DUO Peacock Inachis io and Comma c-album 10 larvae of each DUO Peacock Inachis io and Comma c-album 10 larvae of each
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DUO Peacock Vanessa io and Comma c-album 10 larvae of each

Sending larvae in summer by post to any European country south of Scandinavia is too risky. Please see XXP on this website for express courier which ensures delivery in 1-2 days.

Peacock larvae cluster on Nettle tips. Comma larvae are solitary and spread out on the Nettle plant. Comma larvae live solitarily and best kept separate from Tortoiseshell which are gregarious. Young Comma larvae will succeed best if placed on growing foodplant. Enclose plant and pot in a netting sleeve, tied at both ends: size 3 is ideal. Cut food is not recommended at least until the larvae are nearly half grown. Comma also do well on Elm, Hop, Osier Willow, and probably other Willows.

The foodplant must always be fresh. When caging, cut foodplant stems need to be in water, or on growing plant. These will both pupate in June/July and produce adult butterflies 2-3 weeks later. Development time is dependent on temperature. Keep them warm and they will mature fast.