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Corn earworm

Helicoverpa zea

Hatch Time@29C: ~48 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 second instar (discount)

Additional Information:

Larvae are extremely aggressive and cannibalistic after second instar. Hatch rate is typically excellent, and performance in the field or the lab is almost always successful. This is our largest colony, which originated with the USDA in Mississippi.

Species information from Benzon Research


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