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Velvetbean caterpillar

Anticarsia gemmatalis

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)

Additional Information:

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


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