Category: New Species

Regal Jumping Spider

Phidippus regius Mixed sizes: $15/each The regal jumping spider is a North American treasure. These are large, active, lively, and personable jumping spiders with a matching repertoire of beautiful color forms. Although adult males...

Common Mealworm

Tenebrio molitor Cultivar name: “Wismann” 15 mixed: $30 50 mixed: $80 100 mixed: $150 Isolated and refined by Kim and Christine Wismann. These giant mealworms are common mealworms selected for gigantic size, not superworms....

Big Pine Key Isopod

Big Pine Key Isopod

Neoporcellionides sp. “Big Pine Key” (nomen nudum) 12 mixed: $80 50 mixed: $200 This rainbow-colored species was found by Alan Jeon while searching through limestone slabs on Big Pine Key. For some reason, the...

Bolivar’s Isopod

Bolivar’s Isopod

Porcellio bolivari 12 mixed: $100 50 mixed: $350 Bolivar’s isopod is a large species found in mountainous areas of eastern Spain. The body shape and pigmentation suggests this species is more cave-adapted than similar...

White Tiger Isopod

Cubaris sp. “White Tiger” 12 mixed: $400 50 mixed: $1500 What little information there is about this isopod suggests it is found in caves in mountainous areas of Thailand. This is one of the...

Picopod

Isopoda sp. “Picopod” Starter culture with enclosure (~100 mixed): $70 (Contact for availability) Around 2017 isopod enthusiast Anthony Molnar discovered some random isopods in one of his vivaria. These were no ordinary isopods; they...

American Roach

Periplaneta americana Cultivar name: “Venom” Mixed nymphs: $7/each (Contact for availability) Starter colony (15 mixed nymphs): $60 (Contact for availability) The isolator of this strain is currently being researched. Probably the coolest American cockroach...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Orange Embers” 12 mixed: $30 50 mixed: $100 100 mixed: $160 Isolated and refined by Roach Crossing. Around 2012 I noticed some lighter individuals in my pure “Spanish Orange” colony...

Rough Isopod

Porcellio scaber Cultivar name: “Sherbert” 12 mixed: $80 50 mixed: $300 100 mixed: $500 (Contact for availability) Isolated and refined by Roach Crossing. After six years of teasing brightly colored phenotypes out of “Orin’s...

White Spot Assassin Bug

Platymeris biguttatus Cultivar name: “Ghost” Mixed nymphs : $20/each Starter colony (8 mixed): $150 The isolator of this strain is currently being researched. “Ghost” white spots popped up in Europe around 2015 and have...

Red Spot Assassin Bug

Red Spot Assassin Bug

Platymeris laevicollis Mixed nymphs : $20/each (Contact for availability) Starter colony (8 mixed): $150 (Contact for availability) As with the orange spot assassin bug, this entity’s identity was changed and identified as Platymeris laevicollis...

All Fruit Fly Species/Strains

Drosophila melanogaster + Drosophila buzzatti  Culture cup:  $8 Available varieties: Drosophila melanogaster “Wingless” The standard wingless, flightless fruit fly. Drosophila melanogaster “Wingless White Eye” The standard wingless, flightless fruit fly, but with white eyes....

Ornate Isopod

Porcellio ornatus Cultivar name: “Witch’s Brew” 12 mixed: $80 50 mixed: $300 (Contact for availability) 100 mixed: $500 (Contact for availability) Isolated and refined by Roach Crossing. This strain is a dalmatian mid-yellow selected...

Alien Sun Beetle

Pachnoda marginata peregrina Mixed larvae: $10/each Starter colony (8 mixed larvae): $70 Adults: $20/each Easy, beautiful, and vigorous, the alien sun beetle is the perfect starter beetle. Adults are relatively long-lived, hardy, and day-active....

Yellow-Bellied Sun Beetle

Pachnoda sinuata flaviventris Mixed larvae: $10/each Starter colony (8 mixed larvae): $70 Adults: $20/each A testament to its easy care, the yellow-bellied sun beetle has been propagated for over two decades in US collections...

Smooth Isopod

Porcellio laevis Cultivar name: “How Now” 12 mixed: $70 50 mixed: $260 100 mixed: $160 (Contact for availability) Isolated and refined by Roach Crossing. Sometimes persistence pays off. After years of refining Porcellio laevis...

Red Fire Millipede

Centrobolus splendidus Mixed sizes: $20/each Starter colony (8 mixed): $140 Red fire millipedes are a wonderful beginner species for those looking for colorful, hardy, exotic species. They do well under a variety of conditions,...