TRUE SPIDERS

Robust Ladybird Spider


Robust Ladybird Spider (Eresus robustus)
1/8", C.B. Babies, $149 each

Velvet Spiders (Eresus), also known as "ladybird" spiders, are beautiful spiders from the Mediterranean, and Eresus robustus have an overall dark grey coloration! Eyes and chelicerae have a "gold dust" look! Built like little tanks, these unique spiders are similar in many behaviors to jumping spiders (Salticidae). Long lived, reaching 1.5" as adults, keep these dry, limited supply!
Photo Courtesy of thespidershop.co.uk.

Northern False Tarantula


Northern False Tarantula (Calisoga sp."San Jose")
1/4", C.B. Babies, $32 each

Calisoga, commonly known as False Tarantulas, is a genus of spiders in the family Nemesiidae. Smooth setae, they range in color from, black, to reddish-brown. Secretive in nature, these spiders from California, are rarely seen and not often available. Reaching 3"+, don't let these beauties get away!!

Thailand Basil Trapdoor Spider


Thailand Basil Trapdoor Spider (Liphistius sp."Thailand")
1/2"+, C.B. Babies, $129 each

This beautiful Liphistius species from Thailand, belongs to a family of Mygalomorphs, relateded to tarantulas. These odd wonders make "clam" like webbed retreats and lure prey in with "trip wires"! Rare and awesome, don't pass these gems up!

Green Lynx Spider


Green Lynx Spider (Peucetia viridans)
1/4", C.B. Babies, $8 each

This strange and beautiful species lives among the tops of low bushes and vegetation in await of prey. It's green camouflage helps in it's efforts of ambush. These are easy to raise, and reach 2"+ in legspan! Weird and cool!

Tiger Funnel Web Spider
Tiger Funnel Web Spider


Tiger Funnel Web Spider (Linothele fallax)
1/2", C.B. Babies, $89 each

This beautiful Linothele species from Brazil, belongs to a family of curtain web spiders! As juveniles, They have a dark coloration to their legs, with a light tan to golden carapace, and a "Tiger" type banding to the abdomen. As adults they become an overall dark purple to blue in coloration! Venom for this species is considered mild, but be careful! These babies get big, reaching 6" as adults! Get them now, or cry about it later! Bred in the U.S. by breeder Tom Patterson!
Photo Courtesy of Tom Patterson.

Giant Japanese Huntsman Spider


Giant Japanese Huntsman Spider (Heteropoda simplex)
1/4", C.B. Babies, $49 each

Beautiful Japanese giant huntsman in the family Sparassidae! Burgandy coloration, with blue and purple highlights! Leggy reaching 6" as adults! Limited supply, don't snooze on these!
Photo Courtesy of Frank Somma.

Purple Huntsman Spider


Purple Huntsman Spider (Heteropoda lunula)
1/4", C.B. Babies, $39 each

These Malaysian beauties have an intricate pattern of circles and dashes with a dark background color with purple highlights! Fairly easy to keep, but do be aware of this spiders speed, as they can be very fast! Hardy feeders, on fruit fies and small crickets! Reaching 4"+ in legspan as adults! Jump on these folks!

Cameroon Red Fang Wandering Spider


Cameroon Red Fang Wandering Spider (Piloctenus haematostoma)
2"+, $79 each

Beautiful wandering spider from Cameroon, Africa, also known as the Red-Faceced Wandering Spider. Bright red chelicerae and front of carapace around the eyes! These Ctenidae (wandering spiders), are quick moving, and have been known to have strong venom, so caution is advised for larger specimens. Reaching 4"+ as adults, These are awesome!!

Spinybacked Orb Weaver


Spinybacked Orb Weaver (Gasteracantha Cancriformis)
1/2", $8 each

The spinybacked orbweaver is a small harmless spider with six characteristic spines along the back of its abdomen. It can come in a variety of colors. The native range of this species is throughout the Southern United States, Central America and the Caribbean. The spiny backed orb weaver has also been introduced to Hawaii and has established a large population there. Spinybacked orb weavers are one of the few spider species whose abdomen is wider than it is long. The species is easy to identify from the six spines that stand out from the sides and back of its abdomen, and they can come in a variety of colors. Mostly, the spines as well as the legs and head are black while the central part of the abdomen is white, yellow, orange or red. Regardless of the coloration, the spider has several black spots on the upper side of its abdomen. Awesome spiders! Get them while you can!!

Southern Black Widow


Southern Black Widow (Latrodectus mactans)
1/8", CB Babies, $10 each

This beautiful spider is shiney jet black with a red hour-glass marking on the underneath of it's abdomen, and one red dot on the lower dorsal side. Well known for it's extreamely potent venom, and in some cases, bites can prove to be fatal. Extreame caution is strongly advised!!

Porto Santo Wolf Spider


Porto Santo Wolf Spider (Hogna schmitzi)

1/4" , C. B. Babies, $29 each

Beautiful wolf spider from Porto Santo, an island off the coast of Portugal. H. schmitzi's range is geographicly restricted since Porto Santo, and the nearby larger island of Madeira, are in autonomous regions of Portugal. Golden base coloration with a beautiful orange coloration on legs from patella to tarsus, being much brighter on front legs. Quick moving, but not overly defensive. Very hardy, and large for a true spider with some females exceeding 3.5" in legspan. If you're a "Wolf Spider" enthusiast, you'll like these!!
Photo Courtesy of Frank Somma.

Six-Spotted Fishing Spider


Six-Spotted Fishing Spider (Dolomedes triton)

1" - 2" , $10 each

Beautiful aquatic spider that inhabits the southeastern United States. Dark green-olive in color, with bright white lines running down the sides of the carapace and continueing down the abdomen, along with two rows of white dots covering the abdomen. Feeding on insects, fish, and tadpoles! Fairly large for a true spider with some females exceeding 3" in legspan. If you're a "Wolf Spider" enthusiast , you'll like these!!

Spitting Spider


Spitting Spider (Scytodes longipes)
1.5"+, Adults!, $10 each

These awesome spiders may look dainty, but are stealthy predators! Belonging to the family Scytodidae, commonly known as "spitting spiders" They catch their prey by spitting a fluid that congeals on contact into a venomous and sticky mass. Compared to their size, they can take down prey as large as themselves. Hardy in captivity, very cool arachnid!

ISOPODS

 Zebra Roly-Poly


Dwarf White Isopod (Trichorhina tomentosa)
100 count, Mixed, $29 each

Isopods are beautiful creatures that live in both land and sea. Land isopods are crustaceans, and also known as woodlouse, sow bugs, or roly poly. This perticular species, Dwarf White Isopod (Trichorhina tomentosa) are a small species used by many hobbyists as clean up crews to moisture dependent habitats and are also used as feeders. Moisture dependent, but very Hardy! Set up with moist subtrate with mixed woods, lichen, dry leaves, with some flat stones. With a little research, you'll love raising these!!

 Zebra Roly-Poly


Zebra Roly-Poly Isopod (Armadillidium maculatum)
1 Doz. Mixed, $29 each

Isopods are beautiful creatures that live in both land and sea. Land isopods are crustaceans, and also known as woodlouse, sow bugs, or roly poly. This perticular species, Zebra Roly-Poly Isopod (Armadillidium maculatum) is fairly good sized isopod, and can reach 1/2". Armadillidium maculatum are very pretty, black with white stripes, some morphs can have a chocolate coloration! Very Hardy! Set up with moist subtrate with mixed woods, lichen, dry leaves, with some flat stones. With a little research, you'll love raising these!!

Roly-Poly


Roly-Poly (Armadillidium vulgare)
50 count, Mixed, $20 each

Isopods are beautiful creatures that live in both land and sea. Land isopods are crustaceans, and also known as woodlouse, sow bugs, or roly poly. This perticular species, Roly-Poly (Armadillidium vulgare) is fairly good sized isopod, and can reach 1/2". Armadillidium vulgare can have many color morphs, and this particular color is refered to as "normal". Different shades of gun metal grey, some lighter in color when young. Very Hardy! Set up with moist subtrate with mixed woods, lichen, dry leaves, with some flat stones. With a little research, you'll love raising these!!

Porcellio laevis caramel


Swift Woodlouse (Porcellio laevis "caramel")
1 Doz. Mixed, $29 each

Isopods are beautiful creatures that live in both land and sea. Land isopods are crustaceans, and also known as woodlouse, sow bugs, or roly poly. This perticular species, Swift Woodlouse (Porcellio laevis) is quite large, and can reach 1/2" and larger. P. laevis can have many color morphs, and this particular color is refered to as "caramel". Creamy caramel colored overall, some can be a bit orangish? Very Hardy! Set up with moist subtrate with mixed woods, lichen, dry leaves, with some flat stones. With a little research, you'll love raising these!!

Porcellio laevis dairy cow


Swift Woodlouse (Porcellio laevis "dairy cow")
1 Doz. Mixed, $29 each

Isopods are beautiful creatures that live in both land and sea. Land isopods are crustaceans, and also known as woodlouse, sow bugs, or roly poly. This perticular species, Swift Woodlouse (Porcellio laevis) is quite large, and can reach 1/2" and larger. P. laevis can have many color morphs, and this particular color is refered to as "dairy cow". Creamy yellow and white with blocks of blacks and browns. Very Hardy! Set up with moist subtrate with mixed woods, lichen, dry leaves, with some flat stones. With a little research, you'll love raising these!!

Giant Canyon Isopod


Giant Canyon Isopod (Porcellio dilatatus)
1 Doz. Mixed, $29 each

Isopods are beautiful creatures that live in both land and sea. Land isopods are crustaceans, and also known as woodlouse, sow bugs, or roly poly. This perticular species, Giant Canyon Isopod (Porcellio dilatatus) is quite large, and can reach 3/4" and larger. Brown and grey in color, these have a granulated looking surface. Very Hardy! Set up with moist subtrate with mixed woods, lichen, dry leaves, with some flat stones. With a little research, you'll love raising these!!

OTHER ARACHNIDS

Thailand Tailess Whip Scorpion


Thailand Tailless Whip Scorpion (Catageus sp. "thailand")
1"+, $59 each

These beautiful little arachnids are from an order called Amblypygids! Flattened bodies that move quickly sideways, with large sweeping pedipalps to grasp prey. Two large "feeler" appendages scour the surface while they hunt. These are communal, and brood their young in a pouch! Alien like, limited supply, these are very neat!

Nicaraguan Tailless Whip Scorpion


Nicaraguan Tailless Whip Scorpion (Phrynus whitei)
1"+, $39 each

These beautiful little arachnids are from an order called Amblypygids! Flattened bodies that move quickly sideways, with large sweeping pedipalps to grasp prey. Two large "feeler" appendages scour the surface while they hunt. These are communal, and brood their young in a pouch! Alien like, limited supply, these are very neat!

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Psuedoscorpion (Chernetidae sp.?)
1/16", $8 each

These awesome little arachnids belong to the family Chernetidae, with over 650 species! Very small, but amazing, these jewels build silken retreats to molt and produce offspring. They are closer related to Solifugae "sun spiders", than scorpions. These guys eat real small stuff like sprimgtails, so be prepare to deliver tiny prey! Pretty cool arachnids!!
Photo Courtesy of Chad Campbell.

Ornate Harvestmen


Ornate Harvestmen (Vonones ornata)
1", $8 each

Strange and gentle, these arachnids are in the order of Opiliones. These arthropods may resemble spiders, but their closest relatives may be the mites (Acari) or the Novogenuata (the Scorpiones, Pseudoscorpiones, and Solifugae). Harvestmen are harmless, and lack venom. They feed upon small insects and plant material and fungi. Goldfish food flakes are accepted along with cricket parts. One thing that is neat about V. ornata is that they will glow under a blacklight! Very cool, Get em while I got em!

BEETLES

Patent Leather Beetle


Patent Leather Beetle (Odonotaenius disjunctus)
1.5", Adults!, $5 each

Patent Leather Beetle (O. disjunctus), also known as the Horned Passalus, are a large type of bess beetle in the family Passalidae! These beetles are found in the woodlands of the Canada and the United States, and feed on rotting woods such as oak and hickory. These make great science class projects, since they can be kept in groups, and are gentle to work with. Nice size beetles, they make a little "squeak" when handled!

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