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Animals : Insects

Insects

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    Apterous (wingless) Apterous (wingless)

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with apterous (wingless) mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1560 Apterous (wingless)
    9.20
    8.40
    Bar Eye Bar Eye

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with bar eye mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1551 Bar eye
    9.20
    8.40
    Bess Beetle Set Bess Beetle Set

    Set of 12 Bess beetles and wood matrix

    $60.00
    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 Black Body

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with black body mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1559 Black Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Bran Bran

    For growing Tenebrio.

    Typically sold in one pound packages.

    $2.00
    Crickets 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
    Drosophila virilis Drosophila virilis

    Drosophila virilis is larger than Drosophila melanogaster. It is excellent for pet food and for chromosome studies.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1585 Virilis
    9.20
    8.40
    Dumpy Wing Dumpy Wing

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with dumpy wing mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1562 Dumpy Wing
    9.20
    8.40
    Ebony Body Ebony Body

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with ebony body mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1569 Ebony Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Eyeless Eyeless

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with eyeless mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1575 Eyeless
    9.20
    8.40
    F1 Crosses F1 Crosses

    Specify any of the Drosophila melanogaster 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 extra charge. 

    Please order well in advance.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    $50.00
    F1 ready parent sets F1 ready parent sets

    Specify any of the Drosophila melongaster parents to be used in your crosses. We will start the cross so that they are F1 ready and you may pull your own parent lines. We ship when pupae appear.

    Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    $22.50
    Foam Plugs for Vials Foam Plugs for Vials
    Dozen
    1591 Foam Plugs
    7.75
    Instant Drosophila medium Instant Drosophila medium

    Food for fruit flies, just add water.

    Liter
    1595 Drosophila Medium
    10.00
    Large Painted Lady Butterfly Caterpillars set Large Painted Lady Butterfly Caterpillars set

    Please call for prices and availability

    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.

     

    Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches
    Each Dozen
    2585 Cockroaches
    9.50
    81.60
    Milkweed Bug Adults 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 Milkweed Bug Culture

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

    $27.00
    Milkweed Bug Eggs Milkweed Bug Eggs
    Class of 25-30 Class of 50 Class of 75
    2525 Milkweed Bug Eggs
    15.00
    29.00
    42.50
    Milkweed Food Milkweed Food
    Each
    6720 Milkweed Bug Food
    5.10
    Millipedes Millipedes

    The large brown southern millipede

    Each Dozen
    Millipedes
    6.50
    71.50
    Miniature wing Miniature wing

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with miniature wing mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1552 Miniature wing
    9.20
    8.40
    Mold inhibitor, powder Mold inhibitor, powder

     

    20 grams
    1598 Mold inhibitor
    8.00
    Painted Lady Butterfly Caterpillars Painted Lady Butterfly Caterpillars

    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 in the Spring and Fall

    Each set 4 or more sets
    2530 Butterfly Larvae
    24.50
    23.00
    Sepia Eye Sepia Eye

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with sepia eye mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1570 Sepia Eye
    9.20
    8.40
    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 Larvae (Mealworms) Tenebrio Larvae (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
    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 Vestigial Wing

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with vestigial wing mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1563 Vestigial Wing
    9.20
    8.40
    Vials 1.25 x 4 Vials 1.25 x 4" clear styrene
    Dozen
    1590 Vials
    9.50
    Wax Worms 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 Eye White Eye

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with white eye mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1553 White Eye
    9.20
    8.40
    Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye) Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye)

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) without mutations (wild type, red eye).

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1550 Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye)
    9.20
    8.40
    Yellow Body Yellow Body

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with yellow body mutation.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1554 Yellow Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Yellow, White, Miniature Yellow, White, Miniature

    Drosophila melanogaster (fruit fly) with yellow body, white eye, and miniature wing mutations.

     

    We start your drosophila cultures with adults from our stocks. New cultures can be shipped when larvae appear, usually about 7 days. New adults begin emerging in about 10-14 days. Be sure to order well in advance to allow for this.

    Adult flies sometimes do not survive shipment, but eggs and larvae travel well.

    Each 4 or more
    1555 Yellow, White, Miniature
    9.20
    8.40