Phasmid Care Sheet


PSG 81 Acanthoxyla inermis

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Foodplants This species will usually eat: Rose, Bramble, Eucalyptus
Cage Requirements
  • Cage should be at least 27 cm tall
  • Room temperature
Reproduction This species is female-only and reproduction is by females laying viable eggs (ova) without the need for fertilisation. This process is called "parthenogenesis".
Ova Incubation Period
Ova Success Rate
Months to Maturity
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.