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Beet armyworm

Spodoptera exigua

Beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua, from Benzon Research's Carlisle PA

Hatch Time @29C: ~48 hrs

Typical Egg Substrate: cloth strips

Egg Availability: on substrate

Usual Larval Container: multi-cell tray, 1-3/cell

Also available in 8 oz. cups, any instar (discount)

Additional Information:

Beet armyworm larvae are not cannibalistic unless environmentally stressed. Eggs are somewhat fragile and piled in thick masses, but hatch rate is typically excellent. This colony originated with the USDA in Mississippi.

Species information from Benzon Research


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