Hatch Time @29C: ~72 hrs
Typical Egg Substrate: cloth sheets
Egg Availability: on substrate or sterilized & loose
Usual Larval Container: multi-cell tray, 1/cell
Also available in 8 oz. cups, up to fourth instar (discount)
Black cutworm are soil-dwelling pests, most active at night, and are often immobile in a daytime laboratory setting. Larvae are not cannibalistic and hatch rate is excellent in the field and lab. This colony originated with the USDA in Mississippi.
Species information from Benzon Research