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Painted Lady Butterfly 5-Larvae Culture, Living

Item # 144005
Painted Lady Butterfly 5-Larvae Culture is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 159.
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Carolina makes it easy to teach the concept of life cycle with live painted lady butterflies! This 8-oz cup comes with 5 Vanessa cardui butterfly larvae and their food. The larvae pupate and emerge as adult butterflies in about 30 days. Witnessing metamorphosis is an experience that children never forget! At least 3 out of 5 larvae are guaranteed to emerge as healthy adult butterflies. Larvae come with care instructions.

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$16.65

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Witnessing metamorphosis is an experience that children never forget! This 8-oz cup comes with 5 painted lady (Vanessa cardui) butterfly larvae and their food. The larvae pupate and emerge as adult butterflies in about 30 days. At least 3 out of 5 larvae are guaranteed to emerge as healthy adult butterflies. Larvae come with care instructions.

After the adults emerge, try breeding them. All you need is the proper host plant for the adults to lay eggs on. The mallow plant (item #144042) is the painted lady's natural host. Once your new generation of caterpillars hatches, they will be hungry, and the mallow plant is the perfect source of food for them.

Note: Cannot be shipped into Puerto Rico.

  • This item contains living or perishable material and ships via 2nd Day or Overnight delivery to arrive on a date you specify during Checkout. To ensure freshness during shipping, a Living Materials Fee may apply to orders containing these items.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for showing the life cycle. I purchased this for a kids summer "bug" camp. The cup came with 6 larvae and all survived.
Date published: 2018-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing I bought these for my granddaughters birthday. We got her a habitat that came with painted lady Caterpillars. All the caterpillars were d.o.a. so I order from you and all ten are butterflies as I write. I found the place when ordering again
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Watchngt he process I bought these so that my grandchildren could experienced the butterfly life cycle up close & personal. We did this a few years ago, as well. We have created a butterfly habitat in our tiny, suburban back yard.
Date published: 2018-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Painted lady My class of preschoolers were inspired. I teach children with autism and other disabilities. The butterflies inspired our children who are nonverbal to make word approximations to label the stages. One of my professors told us to give young children experiences. This was a great way to give children experiences.
Date published: 2018-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We loved it! This was a great project for my kids at home to be able to observe nature at its best right in their own living room was just wonderful! We enjoyed watching them grow and even held them when they turned into beautiful butterflies. All 6 caterpillars were healthy and survived. They all turned into beautiful butterflies. The package was great with everything you need to begin this fun project. I definitely recommend this.
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Butterflies all hatched! Use your products every year so the children can see the entire butterfly process. We have not been disappointed.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Painted Lady Butterfly 5-Larvae Culture Bought this for our 4 randkids in New York - They loved it!
Date published: 2018-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best mothers day gift Each year my mom gets live butterflies for mothers day. The 1st painted lady fluttered today. It will be released soon. She loves it.
Date published: 2018-05-31
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