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Samia cynthia pryeri Larva


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Like Samia cynthia ricini, this is a fifth instar larva eating Ailanthus altissima leaves. It has many tubercles like the Samia cynthia ricini, but it has a different body color: turquoise with many tiny black spots. There is almost none of the white powder as seen on Samia cynthia ricini.

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 -