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HUGE problem!!! Cannabalistic caterpillars


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i got some virginia creeper sphinx moth eggs from a wild female and they hatched

the larvae eat virginia creeper and i think each other

they are 3rd and 4th instar

and i've been seeing half eaten larvae in the cage

what should I do???

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  • 2 weeks later...

ok, for the record, i figured out the problem

when these guys die, they shrivel up and look just like they are half eaten

but upon closer inspection, they are still intact

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