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Noctuidae, Variegated Cutworm, 3 of the eggs - Peridroma saucia

Noctuidae, Variegated Cutworm, 3 of the eggs - Peridroma saucia
100 Acre Wood, Winneshiek County, Iowa, USA
September 8, 2018
September 4, 2018: collected eggs in the live BL trap
September 10, 2018: larvae emerging, gave various leaves, Curly dock was their favorite, cabbage a 2nd choice
September 24, 2018: released 3/4 to 7/8 of larvae, what a mucky mess at bottom of jar
some died, some more set free, some more died
October 5, 2018: first pupa
October 9, 2018: more pupating
end of October: into fridge for winter

Batch rearing

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