YY16150

Saturniidae

Host plant: Various

Coll. Location: Yanayacu Biological Station 036'S 7753'W; 2100m

Additional Photos: Group of larvae

Determined by:

LIFE HISTORY DATA

Rearing results and development time

N = Two adults out of a group of six individuals

Host plants

Lauraceae: Ocotea sp

Parasitoids

 

Predators

Observations and Comments

Like most Saturniids, this species feeds as a group until later instars. The Quechua call this species "Puchucuro". People use this species as a food source.

Voucher location

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History