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Hornworms is rated 2.3 out of 5 by 3.
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Manduca sexta. Eggs are viable. For hatching tobacco hornworm larvae only. If rearing larvae from eggs, order Ready-To-Use Hornworm Diet (item #143910). Larvae are shipped with culture vials prepacked with enough medium to grow larvae to maturity. With instructions.

 
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Manduca sexta. Eggs are viable. For hatching tobacco hornworm larvae only. If rearing larvae from eggs, order Ready-To-Use Hornworm Diet (item #143910). Larvae are shipped with culture vials prepacked with enough medium to grow larvae to maturity. With instructions.
 
 
 
Rated 1 out of 5 by from 4 dead on arrival, injured survivors. When these arrived, I was very excited. I had prepared a lepidtarium for the adults after doing research on how best to care for them. However, when I unpacked them, I noticed only two had a healthy color to them and responded to touch when I placed them in their enclosure. The other four were stagnant. Despite this, I placed them in their enclosure and hoped for the best. They were placed in a warm, well ventilated room and checked on daily for developments. As I suspected, only two were alive, the others hadn't moved since arrival. When the two survivors hatched, I quickly noticed that the female had not properly developed wings or a proper proboscis during pupation. She emerged unable to fly and feed, and I don't expect her to last the week. I've provided a shallow dish with sugar water soaked paper towels, but she is unable to feed from it even with assistance. The male was better off, but still emerged with a slightly injured wing and a missing leg. I can only hope that he is able to fly. I am very disappointed with the health and handling of these pupae, especially given the time and money I put into obtaining them, preparing a lepidtarium, and anxiously waiting for them to emerge. I sincerely hope that Carolina Biological Supply take steps to ensure healthy, living pupae reach their customers in the future.
Date published: 2018-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High percentage of viable eggs--but a high price.
Date published: 2012-04-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from not useful 4 moths hatched from the 7 pupae. One of them died during the hatching process, the remaining 3 all had crippled wings even though there was plenty of space for them and cardboard to climb up. So I couldn't use any of them for my students. I think those guys are too much inbread and degenerated like many other lab animals...
Date published: 2011-04-22
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