Porcellio Laevis – 'Milkback' - Isopods on cork bark.
Large group of Porcellio Laevis – 'Milkback' - Isopods on cork bark.
Porcellio Laevis – 'Milkback' - Isopods
Porcellio Laevis – 'Milkback' - Isopods on cork bark.
Four Porcellio Laevis – 'Milkback' - Isopods on cork bark.

Porcellio Laevis – 'Milkback' - Isopod

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Porcellio Laevis – 'Milkback' - Isopod

Porcellio laevis Milkback is a morph of P. laevis with predominantly gray or black coloration that is interrupted by a white stripe down the back segment.

Porcellio Laevis, also known as the smooth or swift isopod, is characterized by the smooth dorsal surface of their shell and found throughout Europe and North America. These medium to large bodied isopods spend most of their time on or at the surface of the soil. Porcellio laevis will grow to between ½” to 3/4” in size and reproduce quickly once established in your setup. Their shells have a smooth texture and come in a variety of colorations or morphs such as; Dairy Cow, Milkback, Orange, Typical (Gray).

  • You will receive a mixture of adults and juveniles / manca.
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Due to state regulations pertaining to the sale and movement of these organisms, we cannot ship to the following states;
HI, LA, OR, (VT - Currently under review) & US Territories
Last updated 11.26.2020

 

*A 72 hour heat pack will be included to any order containing perishable, or live organisms going to locations experiencing temperatures below 50 Degrees F.

**Please note, if ordering multiples of the same species/variety, they will be combined in larger containers. If you would prefer them packed in individual containers, please make a note of it during the checkout process. Thank you!