Hatch Time@29C: ~48 hrs
Typical Egg Substrate: paper towel
Egg Availability: on substrate or loose
Usual Larval Container: multi-cell tray, 1/cell
Also available in 8 oz. cups, up to second instar (discount)
Larvae are extremely aggressive and cannibalistic after early third instar. Eggs are laid in masses, and hatch in the lab is typically excellent. Our Fall armyworm are used annually in field trials with strong performance. This colony originated with the USDA in Mississippi.
Species information from Benzon Research