International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 5, Issue 12, Part D (2019)
Larval variations of tasar moth, Antheraea mylitta drury under control conditions in Champa (C.G.)
VM Agarwal and Shally Agarwal
The present study depicts the variation in the different larval stages of tasar silkworm Antheraea mylitta Drury which is distributed in the form of ecoraces in varied geographical areas. The female moth laid ovoid, spherical or ellipsoidal, slightly flat and bilaterally symmetrical brown coloured eggs in masses. Full fed tasar silkworm larvae is a robust & voracious feeder which measured 122.00 ± 9.63 mm in length, 18.96 ± 0.63 mm in breadth and 25.36 ± 1.63 g in weight. Newly hatched first day larvae measured 15.96±2.46 mm in length, 2.14±0.32 mm in breadth and 0.008±0.002 g in weight under indoor conditions.
How to cite this article:
VM Agarwal, Shally Agarwal. Larval variations of tasar moth, Antheraea mylitta drury under control conditions in Champa (C.G.). Int J Appl Res 2019;5(12):222-224.