Chloridea (formally Heliothis) virescens
Hatch Time@29C: ~48 hrs
Typical Egg Substrate: cloth sheets
Egg Availability: on substrate or sterilized & loose
Usual Larval Container: multi-cell tray, 1/cell
Also available in 8 oz. cups, up to second instar (discount)
Larvae grow very quickly and are extremely cannibalistic after second instar. Hatch rate is typically excellent. They are similar in appearance to H. zea but significantly smaller in most stages. This colony originated with the USDA in Mississippi.
Species information from Benzon Research