TRUE SPIDERS

Walckenaer's Ladybird Spider


Walckenaer's Ladybird Spider (Eresus walckenaeri)
1/8", C.B. Babies, $99 each

Velvet Spiders (Eresus), also known as "ladybird" spiders, are beautiful spiders from the Mediterranean, and E. walckenaeri have orange to red highlights to the abdomen and a smoke grey overall coloration! 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 Cameron Reardon.

Red-legged Wandering Spider


Tiger Wandering Spider (Cupiennius salei)
1/2", C.B. Babies, $39 each

Beautiful wandering spider from Central America, Cupiennius salei, has a slight moss green over all coloration with "tiger" type markings, hence the common name. Fast moving, but not as toxic as wandering spiders in the genus Phoneutria. Reaching 4" as adults, pass them up at your own risk!

Giant Cameroon Crab Spider


Giant Cameroon Crab Spider (Barylestis occidentalis)
1/2", $29 each

B. occidentalis is a beautiful huntsman spider in the genus Barylestis. These have a grab like look, but aren't actually a crab spider. They are large and fast, and have spots that look almost "cheetah" like! Reaching 4"+ in legspan, don't pass up on these awesome spiders!

Twinflagged Jumping Spider


Twinflagged Jumping Spider (Anasaitis canosa)

1/4", $10 each

Anasaitis canosa, previously of the genus Corythalia, is a small jumping spider that can typically be found atop leaf-litter or man-made structures such as fences and exterior walls. This species is more commonly known as the twin-flagged jumping spider due to the two pennant shaped markings on the dorsal side of the cephalothorax. A. canosa ranges from Mexico to South Carolina along the Gulf of Mexico. Reaching slightly under 1/2" as adults very cool little Jumper!! Limited Supply!

Tan Jumping Spider


Tan Jumping Spider (Platycryptus undatus)
1/2", $15 each

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!!

Brilliant Jumping Spider


Brilliant Jumping Spider (Phidippus clarus)
1/8", CB Babies!!, $10 each

Beautiful little Salticidae, P. clarus is a larger jumping spider in the sub family that includes P. regius. Found throughout the eastern U.S., P. clarus can range in coloration, some brick red, with white banding, and can 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!!

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!

Field Wolf Spider


Field Wolf Spider (Hogna lenta)
1.5"- 2", $15 each

Hogna lenta 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 overall tan 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 speckles near the joints. Ferocious feeders, Field Wolf Spiders love to feed! 2"+ in legspan as adults, easy to keep! Don't let this awesome arachnid slip away!

Tiger Wolf Spider


Tiger Wolf Spider (Tigrosa georgicola)
1/4", $10 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!

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!!

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!

Six-Spotted Fishing Spider


Six-Spotted Fishing Spider (Dolomedes triton)
1/2" - 1" , $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)
3/4" - 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

Blonde Ducky Isopod


Blonde Ducky Isopod (Cubaris sp. "Blonde Ducky")
1/4", $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, Blonde Ducky Isopod (Cubaris sp. "Blonde 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")
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 Isopod


Roly-Poly Isopod (Armadillidium vulgare)
50 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, Roly-Poly (Armadillidium vulgare) are a medium sized species, overall greyish coloration with this morph with varations. 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!!

Roly-Poly Isopod


Swift Woodlouse Isopod (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 Isopod (Porcellio laevis "Dairy Cow") are a medium sized species, overall black and white speckled coloration with this morph with varations. 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!!

Roly-Poly Isopod


Swift Woodlouse Isopod (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 Isopod (Porcellio laevis "Caramel") are a medium sized species, overall caramel coloration with this morph with varations. 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!!

Roly-Poly Isopod


Giant Canyon Isopod (Porcellio dilitatus)
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 dilitatus) are a medium sized species, overall metal to brown coloration with this morph with varations. 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!!

OTHER ARACHNIDS

Nicaraguan Tailless Whip Scorpion


Nicaraguan Tailless Whip Scorpion (Phrynus whitei)
2", $49 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!

Ornate Harvestmen


Pseudoscorpion (Chelonethida sp.)
1/6", $8 each

Pseudoscorpions, also known as false scorpions or book scorpions, are small, scorpion-like arachnids belonging to the order Pseudoscorpiones, also known as Pseudoscorpionida or Chelonethida. They are tiny, and are rarely noticed due to their small size, despite being common in many environments. They are small arachnids with a flat, pear-shaped body, and pincer-like pedipalps that resemble those of scorpions. Communal, but they are tiny, so springtails are needed for feeders. Awesome little arachnid!

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 (Odontotaenius disjunctus)
1.5", $6 each

Patent-Leather Beetle, also know as the Bess Beetle are an awesome beetle from the family Passalidae. Shiny Black overall, with grooves down each wing case. They have a small horn between their eyes, and clubbed antennae. O. disjunctus beetles are usually found under, or inside, old logs or stumps and are rarely observed outside of their wooden habitats. Hardwood is the prefered wood of choice, oak, hickory, etc. Communal and very hardy, don't let these beautiful beetles slip away!!

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