Insects SHOP

Buy insects for use in art, crafts, projects, collections, or to create decorations.

All insect specimens for sale are farm raised insects from around the world that died from natural causes.

Click on the links to dried insects for sale below for more information or to purchase insect specimens.
Want to buy pinned insects? Most insect specimens in our online store have speading services available as an add-on option.

Orthoptera / Grasshoppers & Katydids



Grasshoppers are fascinating creatures, these bug specimens make great conversation points in collections and we have whoppers! I mean real whoppers bigger than your hand and their colors will amaze you. We suggest you start with the brightest red wing hopper from Madagascar (Ghp290) and when you want to splurge try our favorite purple winged beauty from Peru (Ghp295). Males and female grasshoppers look alike but females are always larger. Need some helpful tips how to spread those wings? Watch how we do it:  How to re-hydrate a grasshopper?   How to spread a grasshopper

image item # name origin sex quality size mm price
Ghp200 Iquitos, Peru M A1 140 $12.00
Ghp200F Iquitos, Peru F A1 140+ $15.95
Ghp295 Cayenne, French Guiana M A1 100+ $15.95
Ghp295F Cayenne, French Guiana F A1 150+ $19.95
Ghp300F Junin, Peru F A1 145 $6.95
Ktd-11 Thailand M A1 100+mm $8.95
Ktd-11F Thailand M A1 140+mm $9.95

Hymenoptera / Bees, Wasps & Ants

Bees, wasps, and ants are perfect for the traditional insect collection. Choose from our expert collection featuring dried bullet ants, giant soldier ants, winged ants and more.

image item # name origin sex quality size mm price
Hym300 USA Good 1.5mm $2.95
CRCH-SC9 US to South America F A1 55-65mm $31.95
Hym435 Peru A1/Np 2.5-3cm $16.95
Hym445 Peru A1/Np 25-35mm $14.95
Hym465 Peru A1/Np 10-20mm $10.00
Hym475 Peru M A1 60+ $15.95
Hym475LG Peru M A1 80+ $38.95
Hym700 United States M A1 100-200mm $5.95

Phasmatidae / Walking Sticks

Dried walking stick insects make an interesting addition to an insect collection or educational insect display. Use walking stick insects to explore the wonder of the natural world, or place on display with the rest of your insect collection.

image item # name origin sex quality size mm price
Wsk644F Timor Island F A1 160+ $17.95
Wsk644FSPD Timor Island F A1 160+ $36.95
Wsk775 Peleng Island, Indonesia A1/NP 140 mm in wingspan $28.95
Wsk877 Perak, Malaysia M A1 100 $12.95

Mantidae / Praying Mantids

Preserved praying mantids are spread for a fascinating view of this bug's otherwise hidden features. Preserved bugs like these mantids come in exciting insect designs and frames perfect for hanging, gifting, or displaying anywhere.

image item # name origin sex quality size mm price
Man03-PK Malay M A1 N/A $13.95
Man050F Indonesia F A1 30+ $5.95
Man100F Perak, Malaysia F A1 80mm+ $14.95

Fulgoridae / Lanternflies

Dried lanternflies are spread using expert techniques for the best possible preservation. With over thirty years of experience in insect and butterfly preservation, we guarantee top quality specimens, services, and customer support.

image item # name origin sex quality size mm price
FUL125 Peru A1/Np 70-85mm $17.95
Ful200 Iquitos, Peru M A1 100 $14.95
Ful525 Kalimantan, Indonesia M A1 50 $7.95
Ful535 Peru M A1 85mm $18.95
Ful610 Wiang Chin, Thailand M A1 80+ $4.95
Ful814 Perak, Malaysia M A1 55+ $7.50

Homoptera / Cicadas

image item # name origin sex quality size mm price
Cda124 Chiang Mai, Thailand M A1 110 $7.95
Cda710 Perak, Malaysia M A1 160+ $9.95
Cda700 USA M & F A1/Np 30-40mm $4.95
Cda900 Perak, Malaysia M A1 85+ $5.95

Spiders and Scary Things

image item # name origin sex quality size mm price
Ara200 Indonesia A1 100mm+ $8.95
Ara300 Thailand A1/Np 25-30mm $3.95
Ara368 Indonesia M A1/NP 40-50mm (abdomen) Legs are over 6in wide $9.95
SCO400 Perak, Malaysia M A1 100mm $6.95

Pre-Owned Insects

image item # name origin sex quality size mm price
CRCH-SC9 US to South America F A1 55-65mm $31.95
Hym475 Peru M A1 60+ $15.95
Hym475LG Peru M A1 80+ $38.95

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