Oncopeltus fasciatus, known as the large milkweed bug, is a medium-sized hemipteran (true bug) of the family Lygaeidae. It is distributed throughout North America. Adults can range from 10–18 mm in length and have a red/orange and black X-shaped pattern on their wings. Juveniles are born mostly red with black antennae and a few black spots, throughout growth the black spots are developed as well as wing pads. Eggs of this insect are bright orange and easily detectable. This product contains 25 juvenile milkweed bugs with sufficient sunflower seed food to sustain them through their lifecycle.
1 Cup = 25