Jura Death Moth Species in The Sagas | World Anvil

Jura Death Moth

Never touch a Death Moth or they will poison you real quick, these things have enough poison in them to kill twenty of you if it had the chance. - Elf Naturalist
  The Jura Death Moth is a dangerous insect they people try to avoid as they produce a deadly poison powder call Burning Powder that comes off their body. This powder is any to inhaled and absorbed though skin and is able to kill a person in only a few minutes. Making it a favorite among assassins that want to make sure their targets are dead.

Basic Information


a small body with two over sized wings

Biological Traits

These moths have different colors that show what part of The Deep they come form with the ones that live closer to the surface being lighter in color and those that are deeper underground begin darker in color. This also effects the stregth of the poison that they are carrying.

Genetics and Reproduction

They seek out a mate and lay eggs that take a month to hatch.

Growth Rate & Stages

Once the eggs hatch the larva will take a few weeks to grow and develop into a chrysalis. After a month they will emerge and become a moth.

Ecology and Habitats

They are often found in The Deep in large caverns

Dietary Needs and Habits

Jura Death Moth's diet consist of plant and fungi to feed its self in order to reproduce.

Biological Cycle

As they age, the powder they produce becomes stronger and their fur begins to fall off.

Additional Information

Social Structure

These moths often stay close together in order to find a mate. Often creating large swarms that scatter if their any signs of danger near.


Death Moths are easy to breed and care for as long as they are properly handled. All that is needed is cage and food to feed them and they will be fine. They just don'y care that they are on a cage or not.

Uses, Products & Exploitation

The moth is valued for the poisonous powder that comes off of it body and is used in poisons.

Geographic Origin and Distribution

Average Intelligence

simple minded

Perception and Sensory Capabilities

They use their sight to see in the dark and their antenna to hear sound around them.
Scientific Name
Class: Magic infused
2 weekswith
Conservation Status
They have a high population
Average Height
1 inch
Average Weight
2 kg
Average Length
2 inches
Average Physique
Body Tint, Colouring and Marking
grey and black


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Oct 11, 2023 18:57

how common are these things cause imagine you are just having a good day and one of these things land on you

Oct 11, 2023 18:58

also in biological traits you put where the come form instead of from. dont know ifyou meant to do that