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European corn borer

Ostrinia nubilalis

Hatch Time @29C: ~84 hrs

Typical Egg Substrate: waxed paper

Egg Availability: on substrate or loose

Usual Larval Container: multi-cell tray, 1-2/cell

Also available in 8 oz. cups, up to second instar (discount)

Additional Information:

Larvae are not cannibalistic and bore down into artificial diet during growth. ECB grow much faster than the other borers we maintain. Egg hatch and larval activity in field use is very good. Hatch in the lab is excellent. This colony originated with the USDA in Iowa.

Species information from Benzon Research


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