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Milkweed Bug (Oncopeltus fasciatus) Culture Kit

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Oncopeltus fasciatus. This attractively colored bug has been used extensively in research ranging from biochemistry to behavior. In addition to studying the organism's life cycle and behavior, O. fasciatus can be used to demonstrate incomplete metamorphosis and hemipteran morphology. With instructions and background information. Note: Should not be shipped over a weekend. Carolina recommends that you request your order to arrive on a Wednesday, Thursday, or Friday (or even a Saturday) to avoid weekend shipping. Contact Carolina Customer Service for more delivery options.


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What’s Included:
  •  Milkweed Bug Eggs (enough to start a colony)
  •  Culture Container
  •  Milkweed Bug Food (250 g)
  •  Egg-Laying Substrate
  •  Watering Vial and Wicks
  •  Climbing Mat
  •  Instructions and Background Information
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