TRUE SPIDERS

Blue Femur Wandering Spider


Blue Femur Wandering Spider (Macroctenus cf kingsleyi)
2"+, $69 each

Beautiful wandering spider from West, and Central Africa, also known as the Golden Cameroon Wandering Spider. Gold carapace, and abdomen, with deep blue femurs! 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!!

Bold Jumping Spider


Bold Jumping Spider (Phidippus audax)
1/2", CB subadult, $35 each

Beautiful little Salticidae, P. audax is a larger jumping spider in the sub family that includes P. regius. Found throughout the U.S., P. audax can range in coloration,but mostly jet black with white banding, and have a metallic green colored chelicerae. Efficient little killers, these spiders are very intellegent, and stalk their prey like a ninja. Very cool little spiders!! Easy to keep!!

Cameroon Red Fang Wandering Spider


Cameroon Red Fang Wandering Spider (Piloctenus haematostoma)
2"+, $59 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!!

Magnolia Green Jumping Spider


Magnolia Green Jumping Spider (Lyssomanes viridis)
1/8" - 1/4", C.B. Babies, $8 each

A beautiful little jumping spider from the southeastern U.S. and Central America, commonly found on Magnolia trees that helps with their camouflage. Bright green overall, with some red and white surrounding their eye cluster. Mature males have elongated chelicerae. Small, but very cool reaching only slightly under 1/2" as adults. Feeding on flightless fruit flies. Fast moving, get them while I've got em!

Tiger Wolf Spider


Tiger Wolf Spider (Tigrosa georgicola)
1.5", $15 each

Tigrosa georgicola is a large species of Wolf Spider endemic to the Southeastern United States. This family (Lycosidae), includes the largest native spiders found in North America. The spider is dark brown with a single light tan stripe running down the middle of its carapace. Small and faint pale marks may be visible on the large abdomen. Legs are mottled with bands near the joints. Ferocious feeders, Tiger Wolf Spiders love to feed! 3"+ in legspan as adults, easy to keep! Don't let this awesome arachnid slip away!

Tan Jumping Spider


Tan Jumping Spider (Platycryptus undatus)
1/4", CB Babies, $12 each, Well Started

Beautiful little Salticidae, reaching only 1/2" to 3/4" these are masters of camouflage, and can be several earth tone colors like grey, black, and white. They have a pair of pedipalps that carry long white setae that puffs up like a moustache, they've got that Mark Twain look. Efficient little killers, these spiders are very intellegent, and stalk their prey like a ninja. Very cool little spiders!! Easy to keep!!

Ornamental Wandering Spider
Ornamental Wandering Spider

Ornamental Wandering Spider (Viridasius fasciatus)
1/4", C.B. Babies, $39 each

This beautiful spider is endemic to Madagascar, and fasciatus is the only species in the genus Viridasius! Uniformed black and white banding on their long legs! These spiders can "boogie", so don't underestimate their speed! Great feeders, very hardy! Limited supply, get em quick!!
Photos Courtesy of Josh Fawkes.

Namibian Recluse


Namibian Recluse (Loxosceles simillima)

1/4", CB Babies, $29 each

Beautiful and interesting recluse spider from South Africa! Brown with golden checkered type pattern on abdomen. These are communal, and fairly rare! Captive hatched at Swift's! Don't pass them up!

Southern House Spider


Southern House Spider (Kukulcania hibernalis)

1/2" - 1" , $15 each

Awesome spider, also known as the Black Hole Spider, K. hibernalis is a large true spider commonly found in human dwellings. Adult females are black to gray in overall coloration with a silver colored coxa on each leg. Males are light golden in coloration, and spindley. These gentile crevice dwelling spiders reach 3"+ as adults, and occur in the Southern states of the US as well as in Central and South America. long lived, If you don't have one of these beauties, you need one!!

Whitebanded Fishing Spider


Whitebanded Fishing Spider (Dolomedes albineus)

1/2" - 1" , $20 each

Beautiful aquatic spider that inhabits the southeastern United States. Silver grey, with white makes this spider a master of camoflage! 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!!

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.

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

Rubber Ducky Isopod


Rubber Ducky Isopod (Cubaris sp. "Rubber Ducky")
1/4", $15 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, Rubber Ducky Isopod (Cubaris sp. "Rubber Ducky") is fairly good sized isopod, and can reach 1/2". Cubaris sp. "Rubber Ducky", are fairly rare and a new species to the hobby, being discovered in 2017, in limestone caves in Thailand! These particular isopods have a bright yellow cephalothorax, charcoal colored pereon, with yellow surrounding the exopod regions! Very Hardy! Set up with moist subtrate with mixed woods, lichen, dry leaves, with some limestones. These like other isopods benefit with calcium, such as cuttlebone available. With a little research, you'll love raising these!!

Rubber Ducky Isopod


Rubber Ducky Isopod (Cubaris sp. "Rubber Ducky")
7 Count, Mixed, $89 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, Rubber Ducky Isopod (Cubaris sp. "Rubber Ducky") is fairly good sized isopod, and can reach 1/2". Cubaris sp. "Rubber Ducky", are fairly rare and a new species to the hobby, being discovered in 2017, in limestone caves in Thailand! These particular isopods have a bright yellow cephalothorax, charcoal colored pereon, with yellow surrounding the exopod regions! Very Hardy! Set up with moist subtrate with mixed woods, lichen, dry leaves, with some limestones. These like other isopods benefit with calcium, such as cuttlebone available. With a little research, you'll love raising these!!

Powder Orange Isopod


Powder Orange Isopod (Porcellionoides pruinosus)
1 Doz., 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, Powder Orange Isopod (Porcellionoides pruinosus) are a small to medium sized species, overall orange coloration with this morph of P. pruinosus. These guys will reproduce! 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


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!!

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

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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