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Black cutworm

Agrotis ipsilon

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)

Additional Information:

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


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