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Animals : Insects

Insects

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  • Fruit Flies
  • Mealworms (Tenebrio)
  • Milkweed Bugs
  • Butterflies

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    Apterous (wingless) Apterous (wingless)
    Each 4 or more
    1560 Apterous (wingless)
    9.20
    8.40
    Bar Eye Bar Eye
    Each 4 or more
    1551 Bar eye
    9.20
    8.40
    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
    Each 4 or more
    1559 Black Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Bran Bran

    For growing Tenebrio.

    Typically sold in one pound packages.

    $2.00
    Brown Eye Brown Eye
    Each 4 or more
    1564 Brow Eye
    9.20
    8.40
    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

    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 Dumpy Wing
    Each 4 or more
    1562 Dumpy Wing
    9.20
    8.40
    Ebony Body Ebony Body
    Each 4 or more
    1569 Ebony Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Eyeless Eyeless
    Each 4 or more
    1575 Eyeless
    9.20
    8.40
    F1 Crosses 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 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 Foam Plugs for Vials
    Dozen
    1591 Foam Plugs
    7.75
    Instant Drosophila medium Instant Drosophila medium
    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
    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
    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
    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
    Each 4 or more
    1553 White Eye
    9.20
    8.40
    Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye) Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye)
    Each 4 or more
    1550 Wild Type Fruit Flies (red eye)
    9.20
    8.40
    Yellow Body Yellow Body
    Each 4 or more
    1554 Yellow Body
    9.20
    8.40
    Yellow, White, Miniature Yellow, White, Miniature
    Each 4 or more
    1555 Yellow, White, Miniature
    9.20
    8.40