If you are looking to find some dried insects for sale, look no further. Save time surfing online. We assembled a list of reputable online suppliers. Whether you are looking to buy taxidermy insects for your next insect diorama, or you just want to add them to the rest of the oddities in your curiosity cabinet, you will find it all right here. Though the majority of the sites are bug suppliers, we also included a section of sites that sell dead non-insects (such as centipedes and tarantulas).
Though most people think bugs are disgusting and annoying, some not only strongly disagree, but will even purchase edible insects for their next meal. There are plenty of people who think they are delicious. They are also high in protein. If you came to find some bugs, you came to the right place. We are about to share a variety of reputable sites that provide specimens from various species.
For a large list of reputable animal taxidermy suppliers, visit our post called Taxidermy For Sale.
Butterflies & Moths
Though most of us prefer to just get a flyswatter and eliminate those annoying flies, others like to collect them. Are you one of them? If so, to find a variety of species of flies, visit Insects4Sale.com.
Luckily, there are plenty of dead beetles for sale on the Internet. Just visit the online store called Insect-Sale.com for many choices of beautiful and colorful beetles from many different countries.
For grasshoppers, visit DeadInsects.net. They currently only have nymphs available. On their site, they say (as of this writing) their full-grown grasshoppers are out of stock until warmer months.
In our list of sites, we have also included a few that sell exotic insects. You will have a plethora of options at ExoticInsects.com. Find Phyllium giganteum (and more options from the family Phylliidae) at Insect-Sale.com. Also try Giradis-Insect.com for a list of Phylliidae from Indonesia. The site also claims to have rare and freak bugs. They would make a great addition to a curiosity collection.
If you want your insects framed, we have gathered some great sources you will definitely want to check out. The site BugUnderGlass.com has a large inventory of framed bugs (including scorpions). Find a lot more on eBay (and Etsy.com). You may also want to check out the bug collection on eBay.
BugUnderGlass has a great selection of insect dioramas for sale. You will find dioramas in various scenes such as a beetle (the site calls “Weevil Knievel“) riding a motorcycle, or a beetle playing the guitar. For more awesome dioramas, visit Etsy.com. Whether it is a caterpillar having a relaxing day at the beach, or a beetle sledding, you will surely find plenty of cool options from Etsy sellers.
To provide you with an even greater selection, in addition to our list of websites that provide dried insects, we have also included websites that sell non-insects (such as scorpions and tarantulas).
Go to eBay and you will find plenty of tarantulas (including jewelry) in their “Spiders” section.
For more choices of dead non-insects (including millipedes), visit Insects4Sale.com.
We hope this post will help lead you to the right bug supplier. If we find more reputable websites in the future, we will continue to update this page and add them to our list of suppliers. Good luck finding the absolute coolest insects from around the world. You no longer have spend your time surfing the Internet. The next time you are looking to find some insects for sale, just visit this post.