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 again soon – building population numbers


 

Cigar Stick Insect, Cigarrophasma tessellatum

Cigarrophasma tessellatum

Awaiting hatching


Goliath Stick Insect, Eurycnema goliathGoliath Stick insect

TBA 2017

 


Lichen Crowned Stick Insect, Onchestus rentziLichen form Onchestus

Available now

 


Mantids


Pseuodomantis albofimbriata

False Garden Mantis, Pseudomantis albofimbriata

Eggs laid –  awaiting hatching


Hierodula 1

Giant Rainforest Mantid, Hierodula majuscula

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching


Orthodera

Green Garden Mantis, Orthodera ministralis

Nymphs developing – available soon


Grass Mantis, Archimantis latistyla

Available soon


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

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching


Arachnids


AmblypygidAustralian Amblypygid, Charinus pescotti

Available Now


C_tropix

Australian tarantula, Coremiocnemis tropix

Mated – awaiting eggs


Australian tarantula, Phlogius sp. Kuranda

Available now


Selenotholus sp

Australian tarantula, Selenotholus sp. Alcoota

Breeding again for 2017


Australian Featherleg Tarantula, Selenotypus sp. Carbine

Available now


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 now


Beregama cordata

Fire-back Huntsman, Beregama cordata

Now available


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

Available now.


Net-casterNet-casting Spider, Deinopis sp.

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching


lychas-variatus

Marbled Scorpion, Lychas variatus

Available now.


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

TBA 2017


cataxia-sp

Trapdoor spider, Cataxia sp.

Available soon – see video


Crickets, Katydids and Grasshoppers


Cape York Head Squeaker, Goodangarkia praesinus

Breeding again – not available for purchase due to limited numbers


Fierce Predatory Katydid, Hexacentrus mundurra

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching


Hooded Katydid, Phyllophorella queenslandica

TBA 2017


Leaf-winged Katydid, Mastigaphoides sp.

TBA 2017


Matchstick grasshopper2 - Bundinja sp

Matchstick Grasshopper, Bundinja sp

Available now


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

Hatched – available soon


White-kneed King Cricket, Penalva flavocalceata

Nymphs developing

 


Collared Grasshopper - Pardillana ampla

Collared Grasshopper, Pardillana ampla

Eggs laid – awaiting hatching


Slender Gumleaf Grasshopper

Slender Gumleaf Grasshopper, Goniaea vocans

Breeding again for availability mid 2017


Cockroaches


Fringed Cockroach

Fringed Cockroach, Cosmozosteria sloanei

TBA 2017


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

Breeding again 2017


Myriapods


Ethmostigmus rubripes

Rainforest Centipede, Ethmostigmus rubripes

TBA 2017


Elongate millipede

Brown Rainforest Millipede, Spirobolida

Available Now


Giant scrub millipede

Giant Scrub Millipede, Spirobolida

Breeding for 2017


Cooktown Red-legged Millipede

Cooktown Red-legged Millipede, Rhinocricidae

Available Now


Beetles


Green Flower Beetle

Green Flower Beetle, Ischiopsopha wallacei yorkiana

TBA 2017


Molluscs


Pale Banded SnailFiguladra mattea

Breeding, TBA 2017


Hadra webbi

Rainforest Snail, Hadra webbi

Available soon.


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 2017


Hercules caterpillar

Hercules MothCoscinocera hercules

Available now

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