Larvae Refill Kit
Vanessa cardui. Five larvae shipped in a clear,
8-oz rearing chamber with food. Larvae pupate and emerge as adults in
about 30 days. At least 3 out of 5 larvae are guaranteed to emerge as
healthy adult butterflies. With 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 is the painted
lady's natural host. Once your new generation of caterpillars hatch, they
will be hungry, and the mallow plant is the perfect source of food for
Select "Certificate" to receive the culture at your convenience.
Or Select "Ship Now" we will ship out the live
culture directly to you.
NOTE: We make every effort to have the materials to arrive on
the date requested. However, we cannot guarantee the exact day. So please
plan to receive your living materials on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday of
the week you select.
orders will take at least 10 - 12 days before arriving.
Shipping methods on the checkout page do not change this time frame in
|Address Multiple Life Science Topics
Painted lady butterflies are appropriate for all grade levels but
especially effective for grades K-8. They enable students to observe
complete metamorphosis, from caterpillar to chrysalis to adult butterfly.
Students can then compare the butterfly life cycle to that of other
animals or investigate how temperature affects insect development time.
General life scence topics can be addressed as well, including how form
fits function and what organisms need to survive.
Committed to Quality
We are committed to producing quality, exclusive painted lady butterfly
kits and cultures for educators. The hallmark of our commitment to quality
is our highly trained scientific staff. They continually monitor butterfly
production and work to improve our kits and cultures. And if you ever need
assistance, their expertise is at your disposal. Our exclusive painted
lady butterflies are cultured in the laboratory so they do not deplete
natural populations, and they are backed by the Carolina Pledge: 100%
Painted Lady Larvae Refill Kit
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