Hatch Time @29C: ~72 hrs
Typical Egg Substrate: cloth sheets
Egg Availability: on substrate
Usual Larval Container: multi-cell tray, 1-2/cell
Also available in 8 oz. cups, any instar (discount)
Soybean looper are not cannibalistic unless environmentally stressed. Pupae develop within a silky cocoon. SBL are less robust than most laboratory species, and hatch rate can vary greatly with inappropriate conditions. Please contact us if you have difficulty! This colony originated with the University of Georgia.
Species information from Benzon Research