Betty's Bay Morella pine emperor reared

Betty's Bay Morella pine emperor reared

Observation - Betty's Bay Morella pine emperor reared - Southern Africa. Description:

14 Oct 2015:

Large caterpillar collected at Betty's Bay on the recently burnt commonage west of the village, on Morella serrata.

24 Oct 2015:

The caterpillar started wandering around its tub and burrowed into the soil provided.

7 Apr 2016:

Perfect adult moth emerged.