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Cecropia Moths

In Conservatory by Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

It’s that time of year again – the Cecropia moths are emerging from their cocoons!   Cecropias overwinter as pupae, snuggled in their cocoons until the warmer weather signals to them that it is time to emerge as adult moths.   Like most silk moths, Cecropia moths lack mouth parts so they only live for a couple of weeks. They …