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Crayfish Crayfish

Sizes as collected, usually 2-4"

Set of 12 Crayfish w/ Plants Each Dozen 8oz Jar
1450 Crayfish
3.50
38.00
2410 Crayfish Set
49.00
6710 Crayfish Food (Pellets)
5.65
Mealworms Mealworms

Tenebrio larvae

Class of 50 Class of 100 Class of 200 Class of 500 Class of 1000
1480 Mealworms
6.70
8.75
17.50
25.25
36.05
Tenebrio Beetles Tenebrio Beetles

Darkling Beetles

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 100
1479 Tenebrio Beetles
6.15
14.15
27.50
47.90
Tenebrio Pupae Tenebrio Pupae

Adult Beetles will emerge in a few days

Class of 12
1478 Tenebrio Pupae
6.25
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
3.50
19.50
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"
5.25
57.50
1505 Frogs-Medium 2.5-3"
6.25
70.50
1510 Frogs-Large 3-3.5"
7.25
82.50
Earthworms (Lumbricus Terrestris)

Large mature specimens with clitellum

Each Dozen
1370 Earthworms
.60
6.15
2584 Worm Bedding
5.50
Red Worms

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

Each Class of 30 Class of 100
1375 Red Worms
.28
6.25
12.35
2584 Worm Bedding
5.50
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
9.75
15.00
24.25
36.35
48.45
White Clouds & Guppies White Clouds & Guppies

Mixed sexes. Small colorful aquarium fish

Each Dozen 10+ Dozen
1490 Guppies
1.00
10.25
9.00/dozen
1493 White Clouds
1.00
10.25
9.00/dozen
Rosey Reds & Goldfish Rosey Reds & Goldfish

Larger aquarium fish

Each Dozen 10+ Dozen
1496 Goldfish
1.30
13.95
10.25/dozen
Rosey Reds
1.30
13.95
10.25/dozen
Vinegar Eels

Turbatrix aceti

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
1360 Vinegar Eels
7.90
9.75
18.15
26.50
34.15
Ostracods

A small "clam-like" crustacean.

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
1420 Ostracods
9.70
12.60
21.00
28.95
37.25
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
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
51.75
76.80
2585 Bug Bedding
7.50 per bag
Hornwort Hornwort

A bushy, rooted, or floating aquatic plant.

Bundle
1998 Hornwort
5.00
Duckweed Duckweed

Lemna minor. The smalll floating aquarium plant.

1oz Jar
1990 Duckweed
3.60
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
18.10
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
9.70
12.00
21.00
25.90
35.00
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
Bess Beetles

The large black beetle.

Each Dozen
2580 Bess Beetles
5.00
52.00
2582 Wood Matrix
7.50 per bag
Brown Hydra

Individuals with buds and gonads are included when available.

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
1300 Brown Hydra
9.80
12.90
20.10
30.15
40.25
1300 Large Brown Hydra
15.60
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
9.75
13.50
27.00
40.50
54.00
Large Planaria

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

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
1350 Large Planaria
11.35
16.50
33.00
49.50
66.00
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
9.85
12.75
21.15
29.10
37.35
Cyclops

Copepods

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
1410 Cyclops
9.70
12.60
21.00
28.95
37.25
Brine Shrimp Eggs
Six Gram Vial
1470 Brine Shrimp Eggs
8.00
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
10.40
14.10
28.20
42.30
48.40
Bran

For growing Tenebrio.

1 pound bag
1485 Bran
1.50
Milkweed Bug Eggs
Class of 25-30 Class of 50 Class of 75
2525 Milkweed Bug Eggs
13.50
27.00
40.50
Milkweed Bug Culture

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

Each
2527 Milkweed Bug Culture
24.75
Milkweed Bug Adults

Can be sexed for a fee.

Each Dozen
2528 Milkweed Bug Adults
1.80
20.60
2528 Male Milkweed Bug Adults
2.70
30.90
2528 Female Milkweed Bug Adults
2.70
30.90
Milkweed Food
Each
6720 Milkweed Bug Food
5.00
Butterfly Larvae

Painted Lady Caterpillars. 4 to 6 caterpillars shipped in a transparent container with food. Butterflies emerge in 2-3 weeks. Available during Spring and Fall.

Each set 4 or more sets
2530 Butterfly Larvae
24.00
22.50
Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye)
Each 4 or more
1550 Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye)
9.00
8.25
Bar Eye
Each 4 or more
1551 Bar eye
9.00
8.25
Miniature wing
Each 4 or more
1552 Miniature wing
9.00
8.25
White Eye
Each 4 or more
1553 White Eye
9.00
8.25
Yellow Body
Each 4 or more
1554 Yellow Body
9.00
8.25
Yellow, White, Miniature
Each 4 or more
1555 Yellow, White, Miniature
9.00
8.25
Black Body
Each 4 or more
1559 Black Body
9.00
8.25
Apterous (wingless)
Each 4 or more
1560 Apterous (wingless)
9.00
8.25
Dumpy Wing
Each 4 or more
1562 Dumpy Wing
9.00
8.25
Vestigial Wing
Each 4 or more
1563 Vestigial Wing
9.00
8.25
Brown Eye
Each 4 or more
1564 Brow Eye
9.00
8.25
Ebony Body
Each 4 or more
1569 Ebony Body
9.00
8.25
Sepia Eye
Each 4 or more
1570 Sepia Eye
9.00
8.25
Eyeless
Each 4 or more
1575 Eyeless
9.00
8.25
Amphipods

Gammarus is usually supplied

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
1430 Amphipods
9.75
15.00
24.25
36.30
48.50
Lichens

A set contains representative samples of the three forms. (crustose, foliose, and fruticose.)

$8.00
Liverworts

Conocephalum is usually supplied. Marchantia is sometimes available. Selection and quantity are best in the fall.

$10.30
Mosses

Polytrichum or other woodland moss. Selection and quality are best in the fall.

Clump
1970 Moss
5.75
1970 Polytrichum (Fruiting stage)
10.30
1970 Fruiting Moss
7.25
Elodea

Healthy growing tips of Elodea canadensis, 2-5 inches long. Useful for cellular study as well as oxygenation. Selection is best in the fall.

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
2000 Elodea
12.40
17.55
31.00
47.40
62.00
Anacharis

This is the large southern Elodea which is suitable for planting in the aquarium. An excellent oxygenator.

Class of 12 Class of 25 Class of 50 Class of 75 Class of 100
2010 Anacharis
12.40
17.00
30.00
46.00
62.00
Vials 1.25 x 4" clear styrene
Dozen
1590 Vials
9.50
Foam Plugs for Vials
Dozen
1591 Foam Plugs
7.75
Instant Drosophila medium
Liter
1595 Drosophila Medium
10.00
Mold inhibitor, powder
20 grams
1598 Mold inhibitor
8.00
F1 Crosses

Specify any of the melongaster parents. We will cross and ship when larvae appear.

$28.00
Drosophila virilis

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

Each 4 or more
1585 Virilis
9.00
8.25
Bug Set

Contains 50 Isopods and 50 Tenebrio beetles.

$60.00
Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches
Each Dozen
2585 Cockroaches
9.25
80.00