Hatch Time @29C: ~120 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)
Larvae are slow growing, not cannibalistic, and bore deep into artificial diet during growth. Field usage has been quite successful. Hatch in the lab is typically good, especially with the freshest eggs available. This colony originated with the USDA in Louisiana.
Species information from Benzon Research