Cocoon orientation by Cyana moths on lichen-host trees

  title={Cocoon orientation by Cyana moths on lichen-host trees},
  author={T. C. Hawes},
  journal={Oriental Insects},
  pages={111 - 118}
  • T. C. Hawes
  • Published 2016
  • Biology
  • Oriental Insects
  • Abstract Lepidopteran cocoons are refuges for the final metamorphic advance to the reproductively active imago stage. Their positioning in the environment affects, and often, determines, the visibility, physical vulnerability and the microclimate of the pupating caterpillar. The location of Cyana moth cocoons on the tree trunks of Acacia mangium Willd was examined in central eastern Thailand. Cocoons belonged to two species, Cyana coccinea (Moore 1878) and Cyana bianca (Walker 1856), but… CONTINUE READING
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