Category: New Species

Expanded Isopod

Porcellio expansus Cultivar name: “White” 12 mixed: $150 50 mixed: $500 100 mixed: $800 This giant isopod is perhaps one of the largest terrestrial species in existence. Hailing from montane regions in northeastern Spain,...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Spottergeist” 12 mixed: $40 50 mixed: $140 (Contact for availability) 100 mixed: $250 (Contact for availability) Isolated by Anthony Molnar; minor refining by Roach Crossing. This cultivar was the source...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Lucy” 12 mixed: $60 50 mixed: $200 (Contact for availability) 100 mixed: $320 (Contact for availability) Isolated and refined by Roach Crossing. An animal’s phenotypes, or physical appearance, can be...

Magnificent Isopod

Magnificent Isopod

Porcellio magnificus 12 mixed: $80 ( Contact for availability ) 50 mixed: $300 ( Contact for availability ) The defunct term “Spanish giant orange isopod” is certainly better applied to this large species over...

Humongous Isopod

Porcellio hoffmannseggii 12 mixed: $80 50 mixed: $300 Humongous isopods are well-deserving of their namesake; fully grown individuals may be the largest fully terrestrial isopods! This species is found in Spain, Portugal, and even...

Smooth Isopod

Porcellio laevis Cultivar name: “Dairy Cow” 12 mixed: $25 50 mixed: $90 100 mixed: $160 Whimsically black-and-white, this adorable smooth isopod mutant has attracted many new isopod enthusiasts. Suspiciously, this strain is unable to...

Skirted Isopod

Oniscus asellus Cultivar name: “Stardust Dalmatian” 12 mixed: $40 45 mixed: $120 Isolated and refined by Connor Brescia. Unlike the “Mardi Gras Dalmatian”, “Stardust Dalmatian” has small flecks of yellow playfully scattered across the...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Lava” 12 mixed: $50 50 mixed: $180 100 mixed: $350 (Contact for availability) Originally described as a single-gene mutation, “Lava” is actually a complex of extremely variable genotypes. This stock...