Hatch Time @29C: ~48 hrs
Typical Egg Substrate: paper towel
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 are somewhat cannibalistic after second instar and are extremely active. Our customers have run many successful field trials with artificial infestations. Hatch rate is typically excellent. This colony originated with the USDA in Mississippi.
Species information from Benzon Research