Insect Boards.com
Welcome to Insect Boards.com. We are a forum and market place for insect collectors, breeders and observers as well as a place for those into arachnids, invertebrates and more. You are viewing the forum as a guest right now, but once registered and logged in it will be AD free, you will be able to buy, sell and trade in our classifieds area, post in our forums, and so much more.






 
HomeGalleryFAQSearchUsergroupsRegisterLog in
Share | 
 

 My hiking trip catches

View previous topic View next topic Go down 
AuthorMessage
Samkeepsants
Member


Posts : 39
Points : 60
Join date : 2016-12-31

PostSubject: My hiking trip catches   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)
Back to top Go down
mothman27
Moderators
avatar

Posts : 230
Points : 303
Join date : 2016-11-03
Age : 16
Location : Indiana

PostSubject: Re: My hiking trip catches   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
Back to top Go down
http://www.ebay.com/usr/loefflerlepidoptera
T.C.
Owner
avatar

Posts : 418
Points : 550
Join date : 2016-11-02
Location : Wisconsin

PostSubject: Re: My hiking trip catches   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.
Back to top Go down
http://www.insectboards.com
BobBarley
Newbie


Posts : 7
Points : 8
Join date : 2017-01-03

PostSubject: Re: My hiking trip catches   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.
Back to top Go down
 
My hiking trip catches
View previous topic View next topic Back to top 
Page 1 of 1

Permissions in this forum:You cannot reply to topics in this forum
Insect Boards.com :: Specific Insect, Invertebrate, and Arachnid Keeping and observation :: Spiders, Tarantulas, and Scorpions-
Jump to: