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unknown large heavy green cocoon


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#1 Offline sweetgrass - Posted September 20 2018 - 10:27 AM

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Found in my yard in Medicine Hat, Alberta on September 19/18  SE Alberta


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#2 Offline Zeiss - Posted September 20 2018 - 10:54 AM

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Looks to be some sort of Saturniidae cocoon.  I wouldn't be able to tell what species until it hatched.  You might need to over-winter it until spring.


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#3 Offline sweetgrass - Posted September 20 2018 - 11:36 AM

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Yes I will keep it. Outside ow in a gauze covered jar. Thanks




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