Breeding room

 The Breeding Room

 

Welcome to the Breeding Room! Here you will find live invertebrate species we have in breeding programs with our estimates of when we will have them available.

When available they will be listed in our Bug Shop.

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Phasmids


Australian Leaf Insect, Phyllium monteithiLeaf insect Phyllium monteithi Vsmall

Available Now


 Banded-legged Stick Insect, Candovia annulataCandovia annulata - adult female

TBA 2016


Children’s Stick Insect, Tropidoderus childreni

Tropididoderus childreni

TBA


Cigar Stick Insect, Cigarrophasma tessellatum

Cigarrophasma tessellatum

Awaiting hatching


Goliath Stick Insect, Eurycnema goliathGoliath Stick insect

TBA 2016


Red-winged Stick Insect, Podacanthus viridiroseus

TBA 2017


Lichen Crowned Stick Insect, Onchestus rentziLichen form Onchestus

Available now

 


Mantids


Pseuodomantis albofimbriata

False Garden Mantis, Pseudomantis albofimbriata

Eggs produced. Awaiting hatching.


Hierodula 1

Giant Rainforest Mantid, Hierodula majuscula

Available now


Orthodera

Green Garden Mantis, Orthodera ministralis

Breeding again for 2017


Grass Mantis, Archimantis latistyla

Breeding again for summer availability


Green desert mantis

Green Mallee Mantid, Archimantis sobrina

TBA 2017


Archimantis monstrosa

Monster Mantis, Archimantis monstrosa

Breeding soon.


Purple-winged mantis

Purple winged Mantis, Tenodera australasiae

Awaiting hatching.


Arachnids


AmblypygidAustralian Amblypygid, Charinus pescotti

Available Now


C_tropix

Australian tarantula, Coremiocnemis tropix

TBA


Australian tarantula, Phlogius sp. Kuranda

Available now


Selenotholus sp

Australian tarantula, Selenotholus sp. Alcoota

Breeding again for 2017


selenotypus-sp

Australian tarantula, Selenotypus sp.

Spiderlings emerged, available early 2017


neosparassus-salacius

Northern Badge Spider, Neosparassus salacius

Available now


Cave-huntsman

Cave Huntsman, Heteropoda sp.

Available now


miturga-gilva-female

Eastern Prowling Spider, Miturga gilva

Available February 2017


Beregama cordata

Fire-back Huntsman, Beregama cordata

Breeding again for summer availability


Portia fimbriata small

Fringed Jumping Spider, Portia fimbriata

Available Now


Holconia immanis

Giant Banded Huntsman, Holconia immanis

Available Now


Golden huntsman

Golden Huntsman, Beregama aurea

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching


Net-casterNet-casting Spider, Deinopis sp.

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching


lychas-variatus

Marbled Scorpion, Lychas variatus

Available February 2017


Rainforest scorpion

Rainforest Scorpion, Hormurus waigiensis

Available Now


Redback W3

Redback, Latrodectus hasselti

Available Now


Delena canceridesSocial Huntsman, Delena cancerides

Available 2017


Tiger huntsman_2012

Tiger Huntsman, undescribed species

Breeding resumed – not available as yet due to limited numbers


cataxia-sp

Trapdoor spider, Cataxia sp.

Available March 2017


Crickets, Katydids and Grasshoppers


Cape York Head Squeaker, Goodangarkia praesinus

Hatching now  – available soon


Fierce Predatory Katydid, Hexacentrus mundurra

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching.


Hooded Katydid, Phyllophorella queenslandica

TBA 2016


Leaf-winged Katydid, Mastigaphoides sp.

TBA 2017


Palm Katydid , Segestidea queenslandica

Hatched and growing well – available soon


Pink-jawed Katydid, Emeraldagraecia munggarifrons

TBA 2017


Rainforest Tree Katydid, Phricta spinosa

Available now


Spiny-legged Katydid, Paracaedicia serrata

Breeding now


Spotted Predatory Katydid, Chlorobalius leucoviridis

TBA 2017


Stripe-faced Katydid, Nicsara bifasciata

Breeding again –  available spring/summer 2016


White-kneed King Cricket, Penalva flavocalceata

TBA

 


Collared Grasshopper - Pardillana ampla

Collared Grasshopper, Pardillana ampla

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching.


Slender Gumleaf Grasshopper

Slender Gumleaf Grasshopper, Goniaea vocans

Breeding again for availability spring/summer 2016.


Cockroaches


Fringed Cockroach

Fringed Cockroach, Cosmozosteria sloanei

TBA


Giant Burrowing Cockroach, Macropanesthia rhinoceros

Breeding again for 2017


 

True Bugs


Giant water bug

Giant Water BugLethocerus insulanus

TBA 2017


Assassin bug2

Hellbender Assassin Bug, Reduviidae

Available now.


Myriapods


Ethmostigmus rubripes

Rainforest Centipede, Ethmostigmus rubripes

TBC


Elongate millipede

Brown Rainforest Millipede, Spirobolida

Available Now


Giant scrub millipede

Giant Scrub Millipede, Spirobolida

Breeding for 2016


Cooktown Red-legged Millipede

Cooktown Red-legged Millipede, Rhinocricidae

Available Now


Beetles


Green Flower Beetle

Green Flower Beetle, Ischiopsopha wallacei yorkiana

TBA 2016


Molluscs


Hadra webbi

Rainforest Snail, Hadra webbi

Breeding again for early 2017.


Rainforest snail

Fraser’s Banded Snail, Sphaerospira fraseri

TBA 2017


Lepidopterans


Emperor Moth - Syntherata escarlata

Northern Emperor Moth, Syntherata escarlata

TBA 2017


Orchard butterfly

Orchard Butterfly, Papilio aegeus

Available now


Bee Hawk Moth, Cephonodes kingii

TBA 2016


Hercules caterpillar

Hercules MothCoscinocera hercules

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching

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