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Dear Valued Customers: The state of Illinois has declared a mandatory shutdown which is currently in place. As an essential
business serving the needs of the
education and healthcare communities, we will be continuing to process and ship orders as
well as provide ongoing customer service support. We’re taking every necessary precaution in continuing to serve our
communities so that you have
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Drosophila melanogaster Care Guide


Drosophila melanogaster are commonly used to teach genetics as a generation requires only 10–20 days from egg to mature adult. Drosophila are also prey for small lizards or venus flytraps. Plus they are easy to care for!


  • Live Material Care
  • Growth Media
  • Laboratory Techniques