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 25-35 milkweed bug eggs with sufficient sunflower seed food to hatch the bugs and sustain them through adulthood.
1 Cup = 25