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⨂ Skeleton Isopod "Yellow Ghost", (Porcellio bolivari)

⨂ Skeleton Isopod "Yellow Ghost", (Porcellio bolivari)

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Common name - Skeleton Isopod "Yellow Ghost"
Scientific name - Porcellio bolivari "Yellow Ghost"

The listing is for 1x animal, of a large species of isopod (rolypoly/pillbug/woodlice) that is highly sought after for their skeleton-like appearance and elegant shape. Older males can get particularly large with their elongated uropods. 

This is a pedigree called "Yellow Ghost", which has been selectively bred for a mutation that gives the isopods a brighter, golden sheen that runs down their backs which is contrasted by their ghastly grey body colour.

These are CAPTIVE BRED in my collection, with this stock originating from Spain, 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.

Like other giant Porcellio species, this species prefers a less moist environment compared to other isopods, with plenty of airflow as well.

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.

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