Invertebrates if you’re a purist don’t have any place in the herpetoculture community but the fact of the matter is that they are and they are not going anywhere anytime soon. Invertebrate pets whether they be scorpions, arachnids, Diploda, phasmids, or mantids are an incredible species of pet to keep. Below you will find links to some of the more popular species and some of the more unusual species that are kept in captivity.