Welcome to our Blog

Insect Designs has been on the Internet since 2003. We are currently the largest supplier of quality insect specimens in Australia, and we ship worldwide. This blog features the latest news from our store as well as the occasional interesting news we have uncovered about the wonderful world of bugs.
If you would like to view the range of insect specimens we have available, please visit our store.

Monday, May 21, 2012

Rare Prepona Werneri from Ecuador

Insect Designs has just received 3 lovely Prepona werneri males from Ecuador. These are not offered very often and are in great condition.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Rare Specimens from Ecuador

Insect Designs has just received a few rare butterflies from Ecuador, including Papilio ascolius rosenbergi, Morpho cypris lelargei/crysonicus, Morpho amathonte ecuadorensis, Thecla coronata (large pairs) and Papilio polycenes asterius. Please visit the store soon for a browse as stock of these is extremely limited.

Fresh Insects from Thailand

Insect Designs has just been updated with lots of new items and restocks from Thailand, including many butterflies, moths, beetles, cicadas and grasshoppers. Please visit the store soon for a browse.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

How to Set a Butterfly

There are many ways of setting butterfly specimens. I found a video video on Youtube clearly showing just one of the ways. Enjoy.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Birdwing Butterflies Available to International Customers

Birdwing butterflies at Insect Designs are now available to our international customers. They come with a CITES re-export permit from Australia. Please see the notes at the top of the birdwing page at our store for further instructions.

New Specimens from Costa Rica

Insect Designs has just received some new specimens from Costa Rica, including Morpho helenor guanacastensis pairs, Heliconius species, Parides species and Myscelia cyaniris. Please visit soon for a browse.