Scientific name: Samia Cynthia Ricini
Common name: Ailanthus silk butterfly
Geographical area: currently in many parts of Asia, Europe, America, Australia, etc.
Food: it feeds on leaves of trees of the genus Ailanthus, Ricinus or Ligustrum. The adult butterfly does not feed and lives for a week, all the energy it obtained when it was a caterpillar. The only function of the adult phase is reproduction.
Temperature ranges: warm
Humidity range: medium
Finished size: 11-12.5cm
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