Halloween Hisser

Elliptorhina javanica


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Mixed nymphs: $4/each (Contact for availability)
Starter colony (8 mixed nymphs): $30 (Contact for availability)
Large pairs: $12 (Not available)


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.