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Animals

Animals

Non-Microscopic animals

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    Amphipods

    Gammarus is usually supplied

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1430 Amphipods
    9.95
    15.30
    24.75
    37.00
    49.50
    Apterous (wingless)
    Each 4 or more
    1560 Apterous (wingless)
    9.20
    8.40
    Bar Eye
    Each 4 or more
    1551 Bar eye
    9.20
    8.40
    Bess Beetles Bess Beetles

    The large black beetle.

    Each Dozen
    2580 Bess Beetles
    5.15
    53.05
    2582 Wood Matrix
    7.75 per bag
    Black Body
    Each 4 or more
    1559 Black Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Bran

    For growing Tenebrio.

    Typically sold in one pound packages.

    $1.55
    Brine Shrimp Eggs
    Six Gram Vial
    1470 Brine Shrimp Eggs
    8.15
    Brown Eye
    Each 4 or more
    1564 Brow Eye
    9.20
    8.40
    Brown Hydra Brown Hydra

    Individuals with buds and gonads are included when available.

    Please order in advanced as availability may be limited depending on our cultures.

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1300 Brown Hydra
    10.00
    13.15
    20.50
    30.75
    41.00
    1300 Large Brown Hydra
    16.00
    Bug Set

    Contains 50 Isopods and 50 Tenebrio beetles.

    $60.00
    Bulk Fish Food Bulk Fish Food

    A high quality fish food falke. This is the food we use to feed our fish.

    8oz Bag 1lb. Bag
    6705 Bulk Fish Food
    15.95
    25.75
    Butterfly Larvae Butterfly Larvae

    Painted Lady Caterpillars.

    4 to 6 caterpillars shipped in a transparent container with enough food to enter pupal stage.

    Butterflies emerge in 2-3 weeks.

    Available during Spring and Fall.

    Each set 4 or more sets
    2530 Butterfly Larvae
    24.50
    23.00
    Crayfish Crayfish

    Sizes as collected, usually 2-4"

    Set of 12 Crayfish w/ Plants Each Dozen 8oz Jar
    2410 Crayfish Set
    50.00
    1450 Crayfish
    3.60
    39.00
    6710 Crayfish Food (Pellets)
    5.75
    Crickets

    Can be used for behavioral and life cycle studies and as food for Reptiles and Amphibians.

    Class of 12 Class of 100
    1484 Crickets
    3.60
    20.00
    Cyclops

    Copepods

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1410 Cyclops
    9.90
    12.90
    21.45
    29.50
    38.00
    Daphnia Daphnia

    Our cultures contain various sizes with ample amounts of large specimens. For feeding Hydra, request smaller sizes.

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1400 Daphnia
    10.05
    13.00
    21.60
    29.70
    38.10
    Drosophila virilis

    Virilis is larger than the melanogaster. It is excellent for pet food and for chromosome studies. 

    Each 4 or more
    1585 Virilis
    9.20
    8.40
    Dumpy Wing
    Each 4 or more
    1562 Dumpy Wing
    9.20
    8.40
    Earthworms (Lumbricus Terrestris) Earthworms (Lumbricus Terrestris)

    Large mature specimens with clitellum

    Each Dozen
    1370 Earthworms
    .65
    6.40
    2584 Worm Bedding
    5.60
    Ebony Body
    Each 4 or more
    1569 Ebony Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Eyeless
    Each 4 or more
    1575 Eyeless
    9.20
    8.40
    F1 Crosses

    Specify any of the melaqngaster parents to be used in your crosses. We will start the cross and ship when the larvae appear, we usually start two backup sets and send those with for no charge. 

    Please order well in advanced.

    $35.00
    F1 ready parent sets

    You may choose from any of the melongaster sets. We start the sets so that they are F1 ready and you may pull your own parent lines. We ship when pupae appear.

    $22.50
    Foam Plugs for Vials
    Dozen
    1591 Foam Plugs
    7.75
    Frogs (Rana Pipiens) Frogs (Rana Pipiens)

     Northern grassfrogs. Supplies are often limited, especially in late winter and early spring. Please order well in advance

    Each Dozen
    1500 Frogs-Small 2-2.5"
    5.50
    58.75
    1505 Frogs-Medium 2.5-3"
    6.50
    72.25
    1510 Frogs-Large 3-3.5"
    7.50
    84.90
    Instant Drosophila medium
    Liter
    1595 Drosophila Medium
    10.00
    Isopod Comparison set

    Contains 25 Pill Bugs, 25 Sow Bugs, and a large bag of bug bedding.

    $50.00
    Large Butterfly set

    Container of 30 caterpillars along with an 8oz cup of premixed food.

    Also includes 30 individual 5 oz cups with lids, lens paper for the caterpillars to attach to, and care instructions.  

     

    $58.50
    Large Planaria

    Average Lenght is 1/2 inch or larger when extended. Black and brown species are supplied as available.

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1350 Large Planaria
    11.60
    16.90
    33.75
    50.50
    67.30
    Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches
    Each Dozen
    2585 Cockroaches
    9.50
    81.60
    Mealworms Mealworms

    Tenebrio larvae

    Class of 50 Class of 100 Class of 200 Class of 500 Class of 1000
    1480 Mealworms
    6.70
    9.00
    17.90
    25.75
    36.75
    Milkweed Bug Adults

    Can be sexed for a fee.

    Each Dozen
    2528 Milkweed Bug Adults
    1.90
    21.00
    2528 Male Milkweed Bug Adults
    2.75
    31.50
    2528 Female Milkweed Bug Adults
    2.75
    31.50
    Milkweed Bug Culture

    Enough eggs, juveniles, and adults for classroom observation or to start a culture. Food included.

    Each
    2527 Milkweed Bug Culture
    25.25
    Milkweed Bug Eggs
    Class of 25-30 Class of 50 Class of 75
    2525 Milkweed Bug Eggs
    13.75
    27.50
    41.30
    Milkweed Food
    Each
    6720 Milkweed Bug Food
    5.10
    Millipedes

    The large brown southern millipede

    Each Dozen
    Millipedes
    6.50
    71.50
    Miniature wing
    Each 4 or more
    1552 Miniature wing
    9.20
    8.40
    Mixed Crustacea

    Includes Daphnia, Cyclops, and Ostracods or Amphipods.

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1460 Mixed Crustacea
    10.60
    14.40
    28.75
    43.15
    49.40
    Mold inhibitor, powder
    20 grams
    1598 Mold inhibitor
    8.00
    Ostracods

    A small "clam-like" crustacean.

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1420 Ostracods
    9.90
    12.90
    21.50
    29.50
    38.00
    Pill Bugs Pill Bugs

    Terrestial Isopods

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1466 Pill Bugs
    12.25
    20.75
    41.50
    59.75
    76.80
    2585 Bug Bedding
    7.50 per bag
    Pond Snail

    Sizes as collected. We will send large or small sizes if requested.

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1390 Pond Snails
    9.95
    15.30
    24.75
    37.10
    49.50
    Red Worms Red Worms

    A small earthworm. Used for composting demonstrations. Easy to culture

    Each Class of 30 Class of 100
    1375 Red Worms
    .29
    6.40
    12.60
    2584 Worm Bedding
    5.60
    Rosy Reds & Goldfish Rosy Reds & Goldfish

    Larger aquarium fish

    Each Dozen 10+ Dozen
    1496 Rosy Reds & Goldfish
    1.35
    14.25
    10.75/dozen
    Sepia Eye
    Each 4 or more
    1570 Sepia Eye
    9.20
    8.40
    Small Planaria

    Average length is about 1/4 inch. Brown species are usually supplied.

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1340 Small Planaria
    9.95
    13.75
    27.50
    41.30
    55.15
    Sow Bugs Sow Bugs

    Terrestial Isopods or Wood louse. Limited supplies in late winter and early spring. 

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1445 Sow Bugs
    14.50
    22.60
    45.15
    67.75
    90.30
    2585 Bug Bedding
    7.50 per bag
    Tenebrio Beetles Tenebrio Beetles

    Darkling Beetles

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 100
    1479 Tenebrio Beetles
    6.25
    14.50
    28.05
    49.00
    Tenebrio Life Cylce Set Tenebrio Life Cylce Set

    Contains an assortment of eggs, larvae (mealworms), pupae, and adult beetles. (at least 100 combined insects)

    Each
    2430 Tenebrio Life Cycle Set
    18.50
    Tenebrio Pupae Tenebrio Pupae

    Adult Beetles will emerge in a few days

    Class of 12
    1478 Tenebrio Pupae
    6.40
    Vestigial Wing
    Each 4 or more
    1563 Vestigial Wing
    9.20
    8.40
    Vials 1.25 x 4" clear styrene
    Dozen
    1590 Vials
    9.50
    Vinegar Eels

    Turbatrix aceti

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1360 Vinegar Eels
    8.20
    10.15
    19.00
    27.60
    35.55
    Wax Worms

    Wax moth larvae (Galleria mellonella) Used for life cycle studies as well as food for Amphibians, Reptiles, and Fish.

    Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
    1486 Wax Worms
    9.90
    12.25
    21.50
    30.00
    35.75
    White Clouds & Guppies White Clouds & Guppies

    Mixed sexes. Small colorful aquarium fish.

    Guppies only available to ship during the warmer months.

    Whiteclouds will be supplied during the winter months.

    Each Dozen 10+ Dozen
    1490 Guppies
    1.05
    10.50
    9.25/dozen
    1493 White Clouds
    1.05
    10.50
    9.25/dozen
    White Eye
    Each 4 or more
    1553 White Eye
    9.20
    8.40
    Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye)
    Each 4 or more
    1550 Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye)
    9.20
    8.40
    Yellow Body
    Each 4 or more
    1554 Yellow Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Yellow, White, Miniature
    Each 4 or more
    1555 Yellow, White, Miniature
    9.20
    8.40