Halloween Hisser

Elliptorhina javanica


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Mixed nymphs: $4/each
Starter colony (12 mixed nymphs): $40
Large pairs: $15


Detailed Species Stats -Click-

    • Adult Size: Male: 56 mm. Female: 60 mm.
    • Climbing Abilities: All life stages can climb.
    • Flying Abilities: Cannot fly.
    • Mode of Birth: Ovoviviparous.
    • Care Level: Intermediate.
    • Temperature Requirements: 78-85 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • Air Humidity: Not picky.
    • Substrate Humidity: Dry.
    • Favorite Foods: Dog food.
  • Locality: None.

This extremely popular hisser comes in two color forms; red pronotum (pictured) and black pronotum, with some individuals having blended features of both. The color change from newborn to adult is drastic: young nymphs are gray and quickly transition to black. From there, they gain hints of orange and yellow before gaining vague stripes of orange or yellow on a black base color. Once mature, they gain their final beautiful orange, yellow, and black color scheme.