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GIANT MOTHS (SATURNIIDAE) OF
PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, CANADA

Antheraea polyphemus moth.
Photo by Dan MacKinnon for Bill Oehlke

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Pictures, information, special member only privileges, approximately 10 % discount on most livestock and supplies, advance notification of special items are available to members. Over 1550 different worldwide species are currently depicted on the WLSS. Anyone who is serious about a study of these insects or who wants to try rearing them for fun and/or profit should take out a membership.

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LIVESTOCK FOR SALE: Yes, I sell livestock (eggs and cocoons/pupae) of North American Saturniidae and livestock (pupae) of North American Sphingidae
OUTDOOR REARING TECHNIQUES
COCOON/PUPA CARE: How to successfully keep your cocoons alive and healthy through the diapuase (dormant period) of the winter months.
Actias luna rearing techniques.

Bill Oehlke rears the moths, indigenous to P.E.I., Canada, pictured below. Click on any of the smaller images to see a larger image of the adult, an image of a fifth instar caterpillar, and to read about distribution, flight times, broods, scenting, mating, caterpillar food plants, etc. He sells livestock of those species in Canada.

Bill also works with a number of experienced breeders in the United States who provide livestock for distribution with in the United States. Visit the Livestock page to see prices and lists of what is available.


luna moth


cecropia moth


columbia moth


polphemus moth

Livestock is available to zoos, museums, research centers, hobbyists, etc..

HYALOPHORA CECROPIA: INDOOR REARING DISPLAYS AND GENERAL NOTES.

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Moth Poem

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Caterpillars Too!: a membership site featuring images of North American butterfly caterpillars and adult butterflies, too, to help with identification.

Catocala of North America. created September 2002
SPHINGIDAE OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
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