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The Moth story …

It started with finding the caterpillars and trying to identifying them, this turned out as not an easy case of checking it up in a book or online. Needless to say the caterpillars were identified as “Emperor Moths”

The caterpillars ate the cabbage tree bear before building their cocoons. The time spent as caterpillar – cocoon – moths will be details that will be updated here as soon as possible

There are the photos of the caterpillars, the eggs , the cocoons and the moths both male and female.

The cabbage tree has recovered from the invasion of the Emperor