Phasmid Care Sheet


PSG 268 Leiophasma lucubense

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Foodplants This species will usually eat: Hypericum, Bramble
Cage Requirements
  • Cage should be at least 21 cm tall
  • Room temperature
Reproduction In this species, both males and females exist and they reproduce sexually, by mating, where the male transfers sperm to the female, which she uses to fertilise her eggs (ova).
Ova Incubation Period
Ova Success Rate
Months to Maturity
Notes Do best on Hypericum. The female is green and has a thin black line along the head and pronotum. The male is brown with green legs.
Difficulty Rating*
Any Warnings*

* Please note the warnings and difficulty rating are intended as an indicator only. The warnings are not an exhaustive list and other potentially dangerous behaviour may be exhibited by phasmids that is not listed here. Phasmids are wild creatures and should be treated with respect and handled with caution. Adults should always supervise children when handling phasmids.