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- Invertebrates
Tardigrades, Water Bears, Class of 30
LM1261
Hypsibius dujardini. Tardigrades are a phylum of invertebrates that are extremophiles. They can survive at temperatures from just above absolute zero to boiling! Extreme pressure, radiation, desiccation for a decade and even 10 days in the vacuum of ...
 
Pond Snails (various), Freshwater, algae eating snails. Pkg. of 12
LM1106
Live, active (relatively) snails for the classroom. Representing the phylum Mollusca and demonstrating key characteristics of the group - a muscular foot, and a mantle-secreted shell. Snails are shipped moist in shallow “bait” containers. Sold by the...
 
Ramshorn Snails. Herbivorous, freshwater snails with beautiful spiral-shaped shells. Pkg. of 12
LM1179
Live, active (relatively) snails for the classroom. Representing the phylum Mollusca and demonstrating key characteristics of the group - a muscular foot, and a mantle-secreted shell. Snails are shipped moist in shallow “bait” containers. Sold by the...
 
Land Hermit Crabs, Live, Pkg. of 3
LM1170
Coenobita cylpeatus. Students love to watch and care for these endearing, hardy and resourceful creatures. Item may need to ship overnight in times of excessive heat or cold. Additional shipping charges will apply. A state permit is required to ship ...
 
Isopods, Class of 30
LM1217
Commonly known as "roly-polies" and "sow bugs" these small, harmless isopods are convenient for classroom studies. They are easy to care for and fun to observe. Isopods are great subjects for the behavior studies activities. Suppl...
 
Isopods, Class of 100
LM1218
Commonly known as "roly-polies" and "sow bugs" these small, harmless isopods are convenient for classroom studies. They are easy to care for and fun to observe. Isopods are great subjects for the behavior studies activities. Suppl...
 
Praying Mantis Egg Cases (Ootheca), Pkg. of 3
LM1166
Tenodera aridifolia sinensis. Viable mantis egg cases (ootheca) containing up to 150 eggs. The praying mantis is a fierce and fascinating predator, large and easy to observe. Egg cases are deposited in the fall and the nymphs hatch in early spring. T...
 
Bessbugs. Pkg. of 3
LM1246
The Bessbug (Odontotaenius disjunctus) beetle is perfect for classroom studies. Also known as patent-leather beetles, Betsy bugs, and horned beetles, these slow-moving beetles exhibit complete metamorphosis, subsocial colony behavior, and even feed t...
 
Crickets, Live, Pkg. of 50
LM1164
Acheta domesticus, the house cricket. Classroom friendly insects that are easy to care for. The essential food organism for most popular reptiles and amphibians. Breeding colonies kept in the classroom are also a practical means of demonstrating inse...
 
Crickets, Live, Pkg. of 100
LM1165
Acheta domesticus, the house cricket. Classroom friendly insects that are easy to care for. The essential food organism for most popular reptiles and amphibians. Breeding colonies kept in the classroom are also a practical means of demonstrating inse...
 
Mealworms, Tenebrio larvae, Class Size 30
LM1112
Larvae of the beetle Tenebrio. Popular in biology classrooms for observation of insect metamorphosis. Also an excellent food source for amphibians and reptiles. Shipped in shallow bait containers with bran meal medium. MAINTENANCE: Maintain mealwo...
 
Mealworms, Tenebrio larvae, Class Size 100
LM1113
Larvae of the beetle Tenebrio. Popular in biology classrooms for observation of insect metamorphosis. Also an excellent food source for amphibians and reptiles. Shipped in shallow bait containers with bran meal medium. MAINTENANCE: Maintain mealwo...
 
Daphnia sp., Culture, Class Size 30
LM1107
Daphnia sp. Selected smaller species. This would  be the choice for use as a food organism for Hydra and others. The “water-flea.” Daphnia has long been popular for simple physiology studies because its heartbeat is easily viewed under the micro...
 
Daphnia sp., Culture, Class Size 100
LM1108
Daphnia sp. Selected smaller species. This would  be the choice for use as a food organism for Hydra and others. The “water-flea.” Daphnia has long been popular for simple physiology studies because its heartbeat is easily viewed under the m...
 
Daphnia magna, Culture, Class Size 30
LM1109
Daphnia magna. Two or more times the size of other species. The choice for physiological studies and observation under the microscope. The “water-flea.” Daphnia has long been popular for simple physiology studies because its heartbeat is easily v...
 
Daphnia magna, Culture, Class Size 100
LM1110
Daphnia magna. Two or more times the size of other species. The choice for physiological studies and observation under the microscope. The “water-flea.” Daphnia has long been popular for simple physiology studies because its heartbeat is easily v...
 
Daphnia Culture Kit, Class Size 30
LM1111
Daphnia Culture Kit. Includes culture of D. magna, culture of unicellular algae (food organism), bag of timothy hay (for preparing medium), and complete instructions. For five-gallon tank or aquarium. The “water-flea.” Daphnia has long been p...
 
Brine Shrimp Eggs, 6 g (0.21 oz)
FB0564
Raise your own fish food or keep the hatchlings as pets. Eggs (cysts) are guaranteed 100% Artemia franciscana-the Sea Monkey of popular fiction. Approximately 325,000 cysts per gram. Hatch at the ratio of 3 grams of eggs per liter of medium - larvae ...
 
Brine Shrimp Eggs, 80 g (2.75 oz)
FB0420
Raise your own fish food or keep the hatchlings as pets. Eggs (cysts) are guaranteed 100% Artemia franciscana-the Sea Monkey of popular fiction. Approximately 325,000 cysts per gram. Hatch at the ratio of 3 grams of eggs per liter of medium - larvae ...
 
Termites
LM1247
Termites (Reticulitermes flavipes) are often used as excellent organisms for an inquiry-based scientific method lab to investigate pheromone communication among social insects. Termites are also useful for the study of symbiotic relationships due to ...
 
Wild-type Drosophila (+)
LM1115
Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, with respect to one or more characteristics, from wild-type flies. Drosophila are shipped with carefully-formulated medium in 4" x...
 
Bar (B) Dominant Drosophila, Culture
LM1116
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Bar (B) Dominant. Eyes are restricted vertically to a narrow bar in males and in homozygous females. Chromosome No. 1 (sex-linked).Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wi...
 
White-eyed (w) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1117
Drosophila, Mutant Cultures: White-eyed (w) Recessive. Eyes are a distinctive white in color. Chromosome No. 1 (sex-linked).  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, wi...
 
Yellow-body (y) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1118
Drosophila, Mutant Cultures: Yellow-body (y) Recessive. Body color is yellow, the lightest color of common mutants. Chromosome No. 1 (sex-linked).  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. A...
 
Apterous (ap) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1119
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Apterous (ap) Recessive. Wings absent. Chromosome No. 2.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, with respect to one or more characteristic...
 
Black body (b) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1120
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Black (b) Recessive. Black coloring on body, tarsi and wing veins. Pigmentation darkens significantly with age. Chromosome No. 2.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, f...
 
Dumpy (dp) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1121
Drosophila, Mutant Cultures: Dumpy (dp) Recessive. Wings shortened 25% to approximately the body length. Chromosome No. 2.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, with...
 
Lobe (L) Dominant Drosophila, Culture
LM1122
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Lobe (L) Dominant. Eyes greatly reduced in size with indentation at anterior edge. Chromosome No. 2.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate...
 
Vestigial (vg) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1123
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Vestigial (vg) Recessive. Stumpy, underdeveloped wings and halters. Chromosome No. 2.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, with respect ...
 
Brown (bw) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1244
Drosophila, Mutant Cultures: Brown (bw) Recessive. Chromosome No. 2.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, with respect to one or more characteristics, from wild-ty...
 
Ebony (e) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1124
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Ebony (e) Recessive. Darkest body color of all mutants. Full pigment development may take up to a day. Chromosome No. 3.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings....
 
Sepia (se) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1125
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Sepia (se) Recessive. Red-brown eyes at emergence darken to sepia and ultimately to black as fly ages. Chromosome No. 3.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings....
 
Scarlet (st) Recessive Drosophila, Culture
LM1245
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Scarlet (st) Recessive. Chromosome No. 3.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, with respect to one or more characteristics, from wild-t...
 
Vestigial (2); Sepia (3) Drosophila, Culture
LM1128
Drosophila, Mutant Culture: Vestigial (2); Sepia (3). Chromosomes No. 2 and 3.  Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, with respect to one or more characteristics, fro...
 
Drosophila virilis, for Chromosomes
LM1129
Drosophila virilis. This large species is popular for the preparation and visualization of the giant salivary gland chromosomes. Drosophila melanogaster. Wild-type flies have red eyes, a grayish body, and long, full wings. All mutants deviate, with...
 
Drosophila Culture Media, 1 L
AB1420
Instant, dry media specifically formulated for the culture of fruit flies. Blue coloring is incorporated so that developing flies are more readily visible. Media also includes an effective mold-inhibitor. Simply add equal volumes of water and instant...
 
Drosophila Culture Media, 4 L
AB1421
Instant, dry media specifically formulated for the culture of fruit flies. Blue coloring is incorporated so that developing flies are more readily visible. Media also includes an effective mold-inhibitor. Simply add equal volumes of water and instant...
 
Painted Lady Caterpillars, Pkg. of 5
LM1248
A classroom classic! Painted ladies (Vanessa cardui) undergo complete metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly over the course of several weeks. These beautiful butterflies are one of the most widely distributed species in the world. Shipped with ...
 
Painted Lady Caterpillars, Pkg. of 33
LM1249
A classroom classic! Painted ladies (Vanessa cardui) undergo complete metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly over the course of several weeks. These beautiful butterflies are one of the most widely distributed species in the world. Shipped with ...
 
Earthworms, Live, Class Size 30
LM1103
An animal that everyone has seen but may not know much about. Members of the phylum Annelida-the segmented worms. The common earthworm (Lumbricus sp.) is a vital component of moist soil ecosystems, aerating and enriching enormous quantities of materi...
 
Earthworms, Live, Class Size 100
LM1104
An animal that everyone has seen but may not know much about. Members of the phylum Annelida-the segmented worms. The common earthworm (Lumbricus sp.) is a vital component of moist soil ecosystems, aerating and enriching enormous quantities of materi...
 
Earthworms, Live, Large, Pkg. of 25
LM1266
An animal that everyone has seen but may not know much about. Members of the phylum Annelida-the segmented worms. The common earthworm (Lumbricus sp.) is a vital component of moist soil ecosystems, aerating and enriching enormous quantities of materi...
 
Earthworms, Live, Large, Pkg. of 50
LM1267
An animal that everyone has seen but may not know much about. Members of the phylum Annelida-the segmented worms. The common earthworm (Lumbricus sp.) is a vital component of moist soil ecosystems, aerating and enriching enormous quantities of materi...
 
Lumbriculus variegatus
LM1220
Easy to culture and easy to see, this aquatic oligochaete worm makes a very versatile classroom experimental animal. Culture this worm and use it throughout the school year for multiple studies. The nearly transparent worm has distinct segmented part...
 
Redworms (Eisenia fetida), 50/pkg
LM1177
Eisenia fetida. The number-one worm of choice for vermicomposting—the art of employing worms to convert garbage into rich, organic fertilizer. A state permit is required to ship to Utah. Not available for Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. MAINTENANCE:...
 
Redworms (Eisenia foetida), 100/pkg
LM1178
Eisenia fetida. The number-one worm of choice for vermicomposting—the art of employing worms to convert garbage into rich, organic fertilizer. A state permit is required to ship to Utah. Not available for Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. MAINTENANCE:...
 
Turbatrix aceti, Culture, Class Size 30
LM1101
Vinegar Eels (Turbatrix aceti). Nearly transparent, it bears live young which can often be seen developing within the uterus of the larger females. Its complete, one-way digestive tract is also readily visible. Nematodes-Vinegar Eels  The roundw...
 
Turbatrix aceti, Culture, Class Size 100
LM1102
Vinegar Eels (Turbatrix aceti). Nearly transparent, it bears live young which can often be seen developing within the uterus of the larger females. Its complete, one-way digestive tract is also readily visible. Nematodes-Vinegar Eels  The roundw...
 
Brown Planaria (Dugesia tigrina), Culture, Class Size 30
LM1094
Brown Planaria (Dugesia tigrina). Hardier and more durable. This is the species for any manipulative study-regenerational or behavioral. Planaria  The common freshwater representative of the phylum Platyhelminthes-the flatworms. The phylum also ...
 
Brown Planaria (Dugesia tigrina), Culture, Class Size 100
LM1095
Brown Planaria (Dugesia tigrina). Hardier and more durable. This is the species for any manipulative study-regenerational or behavioral. Planaria  The common freshwater representative of the phylum Platyhelminthes-the flatworms. The phylum also ...
 
Black Planaria (Dugesia dorotocephala), Culture, Class Size 30
LM1096
Planaria (Dugesia dorotocephala). Offered for interspecific comparison with its brown congener. Large and darkly pigmented. Planaria  The common freshwater representative of the phylum Platyhelminthes-the flatworms. The phylum also includes the ...
 
Black Planaria (Dugesia dorotocephala), Culture, Class Size 100
LM1097
Planaria (Dugesia dorotocephala). Offered for interspecific comparison with its brown congener. Large and darkly pigmented. Planaria  The common freshwater representative of the phylum Platyhelminthes-the flatworms. The phylum also includes the ...
 
Mixed Planaria, Culture, Class Size 30
LM1098
Mixed Planaria. A single culture of both species. A convenient option if comparative studies will be performed. Planaria  The common freshwater representative of the phylum Platyhelminthes-the flatworms. The phylum also includes the medically im...
 
Mixed Rotifers, Culture, Class Size 30
LM1099
Mixed Rotifers. Several freshwater species in a single culture. Also known as “wheel animalcules” because of the ring of cilia surrounding the mouth. Common inhabitants of fresh water from lakes, ditches and puddles. Transparent, so that internal ana...
 
Mixed Rotifers, Culture, Class Size 100
LM1100
Mixed Rotifers. Several freshwater species in a single culture. Also known as “wheel animalcules” because of the ring of cilia surrounding the mouth. Common inhabitants of fresh water from lakes, ditches and puddles. Transparent, so that internal ana...
 
Brown Hydra, Culture, Class Size 30
LM1089
This widely distributed genus can be used to demonstrate several important concepts and processes as well as its own intriguing habits. A freshwater cnidarian, Hydra is by far the most easily cultured and studied member of the phylum. Daphnia can be ...
 
Brown Hydra, Culture, Class Size 100
LM1090
This widely distributed genus can be used to demonstrate several important concepts and processes as well as its own intriguing habits. A freshwater cnidarian, Hydra is by far the most easily cultured and studied member of the phylum. Daphnia can...
 
Green Hydra, Culture, Class Size 30
LM1091
This widely distributed genus can be used to demonstrate several important concepts and processes as well as its own intriguing habits. A freshwater cnidarian, Hydra is by far the most easily cultured and studied member of the phylum. Daphnia can...
 
Green Hydra, Culture, Class Size 100
LM1092
This widely distributed genus can be used to demonstrate several important concepts and processes as well as its own intriguing habits. A freshwater cnidarian, Hydra is by far the most easily cultured and studied member of the phylum. Daphnia can...
 
Mixed Hydra - Brown and Green Culture, Class Size 30
LM1093
Mixed Hydra-Brown and Green. Both types in a single container. Useful to illustrate variation between species. This widely distributed genus can be used to demonstrate several important concepts and processes as well as its own intriguing habits. A...
 
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