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Giant Cannonball Isopod, (Helleria brevicornis)

Giant Cannonball Isopod, (Helleria brevicornis)

Regular price £12.00 GBP
Regular price £20.00 GBP Sale price £12.00 GBP
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Number of Isopods

3 in stock

Common name - Giant Cannonball Isopod
Scientific name - Helleria brevicornis

The listing is for 1x animal, of a RARE species of isopod (rolypoly/pillbug/woodlice), which is THE largest species of conglobating (ability to roll up into a ball) terrestrial isopod in the world, reaching near 3cm. This species is so massive that it makes the classic zebra isopods look like springtails when they are next to these giants!

These marbled giants are a must for any collection, as this species is the closest living terrestrial relative to the gigantic deep-sea isopods. 

These are CAPTIVE BRED, with this stock originating from Corsica, Europe. When a group is purchased, the isopods sent will be an assorted mixture of ages and sizes, to ensure a good start to a breeding colony.

The isopods feed on a variety of forest materials such as decaying wood and leaf litter. Additional supplements such as calcium (limestone/cuttlefish bone) and fish food should be offered as part of their balanced diet.

UK - Royal Mail Standard (NO live arrival guarantee)
UK - Royal Mail Special Delivery (live arrival guarantee)

*Orders are despatched collectively once a week every Monday. The cut-off time is Sunday 6pm (British Time), and any orders placed after the cut-off will scheduled for despatch the following Monday.*

Orders are shipped at the buyer's own risk.
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*Disclaimer: These isopods are non-poisonous and pose no harm when treated with gentle care, aligning with our commitment to the welfare of all living beings.*

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