My hiking trip catches

View previous topic View next topic Go down

Samkeepsants
Advanced Member
Advanced Member
Posts : 37
Points : 56
Join date : 2016-12-31

PostSamkeepsants on 1/4/2017, 10:06 pm

I went on I short hike to a small desert-ish area to look for inverts by rock flipping and got a lot more than I thought so many that some I had to release to get more ill give a list of them at the end



Some earwigs for my terrarium


A caterpillar I found under a rock also for my terrarium


A small centipede can't tell whether he is a small adult or is just a baby. Would like help with IDing him and his diet comment anything you know about keeping them



Some isopods I found under a rock the big one is longer than a penny is wide



A JC I found at first I thought he was a giant grub when it was half underground think its a female will try to get more

This JC was my first and best find he was under the first rock I flipped at first when he was partially under I thought he was a giant grub! I think its a female but haven't checked will try to find more there and breed if I start breeding I will do a journal on that

This is an honorable mention to the ones I had to leave behind because I didn't have space for them:

A red weevil,some earwigs eggs and nymphs,And I millipede who smelled bad and I didn't have room for now I wish I had kept him


Last edited by Samkeepsants on 1/5/2017, 12:44 am; edited 1 time in total (Reason for editing : Fixed some spelling errors)
avatar
mothman27
Moderator
Moderator
Posts : 229
Points : 300
Join date : 2016-11-03
Age : 16
Location : Indiana
http://www.ebay.com/usr/loefflerlepidoptera

Postmothman27 on 1/4/2017, 10:13 pm

Nice Jerusalem Cricket!

_________________
My interests in order, greatest-least: Lepidoptera, Coleoptera, Homoptera, Orthoptera, Odonata, Mantodea, Thysanoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Phasmatodea, Diptera, Blattodea.

H. trisignata  -   E. imperialis   -   P. oculatrix   -   A. caesar
~-~-~-~-~Tim
avatar
T.C.
Administrator
Administrator
Posts : 518
Points : 684
Join date : 2016-11-02
Location : Wisconsin
http://www.insectboards.com

PostT.C. on 1/4/2017, 10:32 pm

Some good finds there. I am typically jealous of people's desert finds, however I am perfectly content with the North American species I get here I guess.
BobBarley
Stranger
Stranger
Posts : 7
Points : 8
Join date : 2017-01-03

PostBobBarley on 1/5/2017, 12:04 am

Cool finds! Where'd you find them all?

The centipede is most likely adult or close to adult.  It is some sort of species in Geophilomorpha.  Keep it in a small container with at least 2 inches of moist substrate.  Not too moist though.  It should burrow, and should eat prekilled prey such as prekilled crickets.  You can experiment with small prey items as well such as springtails.  Nice finds!

Also, got closer pics of the isopods? Specifically the back end? I may be able to ID it.
fatality
Stranger
Stranger
Posts : 5
Points : 6
Join date : 2017-10-29

Postfatality on 10/29/2017, 11:43 am

There are alot of insects you can find in sands of the desert and also from forest. The Jerusalem Cricket was nice and big are rarely seen these days. You're lucky to find such wonderful insects in one place. congrats

View previous topic View next topic Back to top

Create an account or log in to leave a reply

You need to be a member in order to leave a reply.

Create an account

Join our community by creating a new account. It's easy!


Create a new account

Log in

Already have an account? No problem, log in here.


Log in

 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum