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Fall armyworm

Spodoptera frugiperda

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)

Additional Information:

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


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