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House Fly Culture Kit

Item # 144400

House flies (Musca domestica) provide an excellent example of an insect life cycle and are easily cultured. Although house flies are associated with the spread of certain pathogens, you can easily maintain a clean culture in your lab or classroom. Kit includes materials to culture house flies or larvae that serve as live food for other animals or for lab activities. Life cycle is 2 to 3 weeks. Instructions included.

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$74.95

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House flies (Musca domestica) provide an excellent example of an insect life cycle and are easily cultured. Although house flies are associated with the spread of certain pathogens, a clean culture is easily maintained under laboratory or classroom conditions. Kit includes materials to culture house flies or larvae in the classroom or laboratory that can be used as live food for other animals or for laboratory activities. Life cycle is 2 to 3 weeks. Instructions included.

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Components Qty Included?
Housefly Pupae   150 Included
Housefly Media, 1 L 2 Included
Insect Sleeve Cage 1 Included
Wood Shavings 2 Included
Sugar 1 Included
Watering Tray 1 Included
Small Tray 1 Included
Hose Clamps 2 Included
Screen 1 Included
Cloth Sections 3 Included
Bowls, 64 oz 2 Included
Cups, 8 oz 2 Included
Rubber Bands 6 Included
Teacher's Manual and Reproducible Student Guide 1 Included
Springwater, 1 gal 1 Needed, Not included
Screwdriver 1 Needed, Not included
Liver (fresh or frozen) Needed, Not included
Paper Towels Needed, Not included

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