I found this moth had emerged from its cocoon this morning. The egg it originated from was laid March 4, 2011. When hatched I placed most of the caterpillars on host plants in a garden, but I kept a few and reared them on Prunus lyonii. I posted photos of the caterpillars on March 18, 2011. I'm amazed that it emerged so long after pupating, and wonder if it is because it has been in a building and not out in the sun. It was left outside last night in hopes that a suitable mate will arrive. I believe that this is a female.
|Photos or sounds?||Yes|
|Is the organism wild/naturalized?||Unknown|
|Does the location seem accurate?||Unknown|
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