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Samia cynthia ricini Larva

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A fifth instar larva eating Ailanthus altissima leaves. Its entire body is covered with white powder. Each body segment has a tubercle and its appearance is totally different from silkworm. Its length is about the same as those of commercial silkworms.

Strain name Movie Number of
related strains
Larva Adult Copulation
Antheraea yamamai - 1
Antheraea pernyi - - 1
Samia cynthia ricini 1
Samia cynthia pryeri - 1
Rhodinia fugax - 1
Others -