Egg 2-5 days Larvae 14-18 days Pupa 12-18 days Adult Moth 8-15 days Life Cycle
Is the moth a male or female? Hold the moth and gently squeeze the abdomen. The females will have a brownish small part pop out. They are usually less active and have shorter, fatter abdomens than the males. Females are usually darker. Drawing from http://ow.csisd.org/usda/procedur.htm
Laramie is using the microscope to find the sex of the moth.
Which pupa is male or female? Which pupa is male or female?
The moth emerging from the pupa must struggle to spread its wings.