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.

Curiosities / Strange Insects and more

Earwigs and other strange insects for display offer a close look at preserved bugs. Find earwigs and other curiosities for your insect collection in the classroom, office, or museum. Additionally, there are other species outside of preserved bugs that we offer for sale, such as preserved lizards. 

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LIZ-001 Java, Indonesia M A1 205-220mm $14.95

Odonata / Dragonflies & Damselflies

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Dfy200 Perak, Malaysia M A1/Np $11.95
Dfy775 Indonesia M A1 TBD $11.95

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

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Ghp290 Baparasy, Madagascar M A1/NP 65 $5.95
Ghp295 Cayenne, French Guiana M A1 100+ $15.95
Ghp295F Cayenne, French Guiana F A1 150+ $19.95
Ktd-15F Thailand M A1 TBD $36.95
Ktd-15 Thailand M A1 TBD $34.95
Ktd-16 Papua New Guinea M A1/NP TBD $16.95
Ktd-16F Papua New Guinea M A1 TBD $18.95
Ktd-17 Thailand M A1 TBD $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.

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Hym300 USA Good 1.5mm $2.95
Hym300D USA M Good 15mm $5.95
CRCH-SC9 US to South America F A1 55-65mm $31.95
Hym475 Satipo, Peru M A1 60+ $15.95
Hym475 Peru M A1 60+ $15.95
Hym605 Perak, Malaysia M A1 30 $4.95
Hym630 Malaysia M A1 45-55mm $18.95
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.

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Wsk642F Watut Bulolo, Morobe Prov., PNG F A1/NP 120-130mm $28.95
Wsk644F Timor Island F A1 160+ $17.95
Wsk644FSPD Timor Island F A1 160+ $36.95
Wsk644FY East Java F A1/NP 190mm+ $38.95
Wsk754F Perak, Malaysia F A1/NP 140+ $14.95
Wsk825F Morobe Prov. PNG F A1 230-240mm, wingspan 200-210mm $28.95
Wsk877F Perak, Malaysia F A1/Np 130 $32.95

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.

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Man050F Indonesia F A1 30+ $16.95
Man140 Malaysia M A1 75-80mm $21.95
Man150F Perak, Malaysia F A1 55 $14.95
Man065 Asia M A1 45 mm wingspan, Head to toe 24mm $5.95

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.

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Ful150 Central America M A1 50-70mm $27.95
Ful525 Kalimantan, Indonesia M A- 50 $7.95
Ful520 Malaysia M A1 50 $6.95
Ful700 Southeast Asia A1 TBD $5.95
Ful630 Philippines M A1 TBD $12.95

Phyllidae / Walking Leaf Insects

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Phy130F Perak, Malaysia F A1 100 $37.95

Homoptera / Cicadas

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Cda124 Chiang Mai, Thailand M A1 110 $28.95
Cda110 Georgetown, IL Mixed A1/NP 60mm $6.95
Cda156 Wiang Papao, Thailand M A1 130 $12.95
Cda712 Wiang Papao, Thailand M A1 160 $18.95
Cda875 Thailand M A1 120 $12.95
Cda900 Perak, Malaysia M A1 85+ $7.95
Cda840 Indonesia M A1 TBD $11.95

Hemiptera / True Bugs

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Sbg535 Perak, Malaysia M A1 25 $8.95
Sbg600 Morobe Province, P.N.G M A1/NP 30mm $7.95
Sbg580 Morobe Province, P.N.G M A1/NP 28mm $6.95

Pre-Owned Insects

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CRCH-SC9 US to South America F A1 55-65mm $31.95
Hym475 Satipo, Peru M A1 60+ $15.95
Hym475 Peru M A1 60+ $15.95

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