Black solidier fly larvae-variation in growth rate

I recently collected a newly laid clutch of black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens)eggs for a photographic study of their development and I isolated three of them for the photos. I placed the three individuals and the remaining few hundred BSF from that clutch into identical containers. I didn’t keep detailed records, but there is an interesting comparison that I believe…

Black soldier flies are not vectors of human pathogens

Can I guarantee that you won’t get sick from contact with black soldier flies? There is no species of animal on Earth that could live up to that guarantee, but researchers agree that black soldier flies (Hermetia illucens) are not disease carrying pests like common filth flies. Black soldier flies are different I can understand people’s revulsion at the thought…