Category: For Sale

Dwarf White Isopod

Trichorhina tomentosa 30 mixed: $10 100 mixed: $30 500 mixed: $120 (Contact for availability) These little isopods are excellent to use in combination with springtails in moist enclosures with substrate. They are fast breeders, and...

Lawn Shrimp

Arcitalitrus sylvaticus Starter culture with enclosure (~100 mixed): $40 This widespread species is common in moist, tropical environments. It is a ridiculously good burrower and will either dig or jump about wildly when suddenly...

Hide Beetle

Dermestes maculatus 30 mixed: $20 100 mixed: $60 500 mixed: $250 The classic hide beetle is the species of choice for skeleton cleaning and has been used for hundreds of years by taxidermists to...

Firebrat

Thermobia domestica 30 mixed: $15 100 mixed: $40 500 mixed: $200 Firebrats are primitive insects which can occasionally be nuisances in bakeries and oven rooms. They cannot fly and are completely wingless as adults....

Great Canyon Isopod

Porcellio dilatatus 15 mixed: $10 50 mixed: $30 100 mixed: $50 Despite the larger maximum size of the skirted isopod, the great canyon isopod reaches larger adult sizes more consistently. This species often burrows...

Smooth Isopod

Porcellio laevis 15 mixed: $10 50 mixed: $30 100 mixed: $50 Although most of the other isopods available here are introduced in my lovely home state of Michigan, the smooth isopod has yet to...

Brickwork Isopod

Porcellio spinicornis 12 mixed: $10 (Contact for Availability) 50 mixed: $40 (Contact for Availability) The brickwork isopod gets its name from its interesting habitat choices. It is most commonly found in rock piles, on...

Rathki’s Trachelipus

Trachelipus rathkii Cultivar name: “Rainbow Mix” 12 mixed: $10 (Contact for Availability) 50 mixed: $40 (Contact for Availability) Isolated by Roach Crossing. Yet another introduced isopod species, Rathki’s Trachelipus usually inhabits leaf litter and...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber 15 mixed: $10 50 mixed: $30 100 mixed: $50 Perhaps one of the most familiar organisms anywhere, the rough isopod can be found almost anywhere humans have colonized, just like roaches! Unlike...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Dalmatian” 15 mixed: $30 50 mixed: $80 100 mixed: $150 Isolated by Roach Crossing. This is -the- original “Dalmatian” stock from which all other black-spotted dalmatians should be derived. This...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Spanish Orange” 15 mixed: $20 50 mixed: $50 100 mixed: $90 Isolated and refined by Orin McMonigle. Roach Crossing’s “Spanish Orange” isopods are guaranteed to be 100% pure, original Orin...

Common Roly-Poly

Armadillidium vulgare 15 mixed: $10 50 mixed: $30 100 mixed: $50 I do not know anyone who has not played with a roly-poly at some point in their lives. These durable crustaceans are found...

Zebra Roly-Poly

Armadillidium maculatum 15 mixed: $25 50 mixed: $60 100 mixed: $100 This is the zebra-striped roly-poly that kicked off the modern isopod craze. They are easy to keep, lively, and somehow strikingly colorful despite...

Nosy Roly-Poly

Armadillidium nasatum 15 mixed: $10 50 mixed: $30 100 mixed: $50 Another migrant from Europe, the nosy roly-poly is often found in gardens and greenhouses. It is distinguished from the common roly-poly by a...

Curly Isopod

Cylisticus convexus 15 mixed: $10 50 mixed: $30 100 mixed: $50 Curly isopods, like the namesake “roly-polies” of the genus Armadillidium, can roll up when frightened. Uniquely, instead of rolling into a ball, they...

Little Sea Roly-Poly

Cubaris murina “Bahia Honda” 15 mixed: $20 50 mixed: $50 100 mixed: $80 Despite having only two days to search the Florida Keys on my first trip for bugs (and half of that time...

Powdery Blue Isopod

Porcellionides pruinosus 20 mixed: $10 70 mixed: $30 200 mixed: $90 (Contact for availability) The powdery blue woodlouse is a fast-reproducing and fast-moving isopod that does best when kept warm. They are excellent feeders...

Florida Fast Isopod

Atlantoscia floridana 15 mixed: $10 60 mixed: $35 (Contact for availability) 150 mixed: $75 (Contact for availability) This species is found in various scrub and forest habitats throughout the Southeastern United States and ranges...

Large Milkweed Bug

Oncopeltus fasciatus   15 mixed: $30 (Contact for availability) 50 mixed: $80 (Contact for availability) The large milkweed bug has long been coveted as a feeder for extremely picky eaters, particularly some chameleons and...

Tiny White Springtail

cf. Onychiuridae sp. “Tiny White” 100 mixed: $5 (Contact for availability) 500 mixed: $20 (Contact for availability) 1000 mixed: $35 (Contact for availability) While starting a new culture of another species, these little guys...

Flowery Blue Isopod

Porcellionides floria 15 mixed: $10 50 mixed: $30 100 mixed: $50 This species is so similar to the powdery blue isopod that the only guaranteed way to tell the two apart is by using...

Dwarf Purple Isopod

Trichoniscidae sp. “Dwarf Purple” 30 mixed: $10 100 mixed: $30 (Contact for availability) 500 mixed: $120 (Contact for availability) Also known as the “dwarf purple”, “Costa Rican purple”, and “jungle micropod”, this tiny species...

Say’s Harvestman

Vonones sayi   Starter colony (8 mixed): $50 Adults: $10/each Say’s ornate harvestmen are great icebreakers for those frightened by arachnids: they are slow-moving, attractively colored, and have cute little eyes. Adults are very...

Giant Slender-Legged Cave Cricket

Ceuthophilus gracilipes gracilipes (Photo provided by Alan Jeon is of a similar subspecies) Mixed nymphs: $10/each ( Contact for availability ) Starter colony (12 mixed nymphs): $80 ( Contact for availability ) The slender-legged...

Little Roly-Poly

Venezillo parvus 15 mixed: $10 50 mixed: $30 100 mixed: $50 Shy and reclusive, this small roly-poly makes a decent addition to most clean-up crews. The marmorated markings are quite interesting, though to view...

Clown Roly-Poly

Armadillidium klugii “Montenegro” 12 mixed: $30 50 mixed: $100 100 mixed: $150 Once the holy grail of roly-poly collectors the world over, this species has increased in popularity and is now a mainstay of...

Horrid King Assassin Bug

Psytalla horrida   Mixed nymphs: $20/each Starter colony (8 mixed): $150 Grisly, colossal, and fittingly covered in warning colors, the horrida king assassin bug is the largest assassin bug in the world. Adults dwarf...

Ivory Millipede

Chicobolus spinigerus “Big Pine Key” Mixed sizes: $8/each Starter colony (8 mixed): $60 The ivory millipede ranges from the Carolinas south to the Florida Keys. Once split into two species (with spinigerus assigned to...

Boulder Pseudoscorpion

Dinocheirus arizonensis Starter culture with enclosure (~12 mixed): $80 Upon learning about them in a well-used field guide, textbook, art piece, or documentary, pseudoscorpions immediately fascinate the minds of all who discover them. These...

Harlequin Flower Beetle

Gymnetis thula Mixed larvae: $10/each Starter colony (8 mixed larvae): $70 Adults: $20/each Fret not indigenous beetle-lovers, the harlequin flower beetle is the answer to your prayers! In contrast to invertebrates like roaches and...

Giant Arcane Earwig

Euborellia arcanum Starter colony (12 mixed nymphs): $70 Perhaps a first time offering of an earwig species, what better way to leap into an exciting new facet of insect keeping than with these monsters!...

Eastern Lubber Grasshopper

Romalea microptera “Citrus County” Mixed nymphs: $10/each Starter colony (12 mixed nymphs): $70 Adults: $30/each (Contact for availability) The giant, overt, and clumsy lubber grasshopper is a friend to entomologists and foe to gardeners...

American Giant Millipede

Narceus americanus “Wetumpka” Mixed sizes: $15/each (Contact for availability) Starter colony (8 mixed): $100 (Contact for availability) Long-time friend and bug keeper Alan Jeon never disappoints. After sending pictures of some odd looking Narceus...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Orange Dalmatian” 15 mixed: $30 50 mixed: $80 100 mixed: $150 Isolated and refined by Ryan Orr. Contrary to popular belief, this line of Porcellio scaber was NOT created by...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “White Out” 15 mixed: $40 50 mixed: $120 100 mixed: $200 Isolated by Roach Crossing. This fascinating cultivar possesses absolutely no dark pigmentation- even its eyes are whited out! Very...

Common Roly-Poly

Armadillidium vulgare Cultivar name: “Orange Vigor” 15 mixed: $40 50 mixed: $120 100 mixed: $200 Isolated by Alan Jeon, refined by Roach Crossing. This line of oranges has been heavily outcrossed (Dearborn, Michigan wild...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Spottergeist” 15 mixed: $60 ( Contact for Availability ) 50 mixed: $150 ( Contact for Availability ) 100 mixed: $250 ( Contact for Availability ) Isolated by Anthony Molnar; minor...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Lucy” 15 mixed: $50 50 mixed: $150 100 mixed: $250 Isolated and refined by Roach Crossing. An animal’s phenotypes, or physical appearance, can be determined by both its genetics as...

Magnificent Isopod

Porcellio magnificus 12 mixed: $100 (Contact for availability) 50 mixed: $300 (Contact for availability) 100 mixed: $500 (Contact for availability) The defunct term “Spanish giant orange isopod” is certainly better applied to this large...

Common Roly-Poly

Armadillidium vulgare Cultivar name: “Pennypack Gold” 15 mixed: $40 50 mixed: $120 (Contact for availability) 100 mixed: $200 (Contact for availability) Isolated and refined by Bill Yannone. This beautiful line of common roly-polies has...

Humongous Isopod

Porcellio hoffmannseggii 12 mixed: $80 50 mixed: $200 100 mixed: $350 Humongous isopods are well-deserving of their namesake; fully grown individuals may be the largest fully terrestrial isopods! This species is found in Spain,...

Smooth Isopod

Porcellio laevis Cultivar name: “Dairy Cow” 15 mixed: $25 50 mixed: $75 100 mixed: $140 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” 15 mixed: $40 50 mixed: $120 100 mixed: $200 Isolated and refined by Connor Brescia. Unlike the “Mardi Gras Dalmatian”, “Stardust Dalmatian” has small flecks of yellow playfully...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Lava” 15 mixed: $60 50 mixed: $160 100 mixed: $300 Originally described as a single-gene mutation, “Lava” is actually a complex of extremely variable genotypes. This stock is believed to...