African Red Spot Assassin Bugs Platyermeris rhadamanthus antlion larva
African Red Spot Assassin BugsAntlion Larva

African Red Spot Assassin Bugs Platymeris leavicollis/rhadamanthus. Small nymphs.

The bug world's version of the Star Wars movie's Sarlacc Pit Monster!




Hellgrammite from Dobsonfly or Fishfly Psytalla horrida Assassin Bug
HellgrammiteHorrid King Assassin Bug

Hellgrammite from Dobsonfly.

NEW! Psytalla horrida -- The grand daddy of all pet assassin bugs! All assassin bugs bite and this one is probably a doozy!



Velvet Ant pet insect Psytalla horrida Assassin Bug
Medium Velvet AntMombo Assassin Bug

A smaller species, around 1/2 inch

Platymeris sp. "Mombo" -- Orange Spot Assassin Bugs. Small nymphs. (click for video)



Ranatra pet Waterscorpion Velvet Ant pet insect
Ranatra WaterscorpionSmall Velvet Ant

Ranatra waterscorpions are like underwater assassins.

A smaller species, under 1/2 inch




African White Spot Assassin Bugs Platyermeris biguttatus Live Pet Jerusalem cricket
African White Spot Assassin BugsJerusalem Cricket

Platymeris biguttatus white spot Assassin.

Niño de la Tierra. Click to




Velvet Ant pet insect buy
Large Velvet Ants

Velvet ants are long-lived, fuzzy wasps that are capable of stinging.