Phasmid Care Sheet

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Species

PSG 285 Hemiplasta falcata

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Foodplants This species will usually eat: Hypericum
Cage Requirements
  • Cage should be at least 24 cm tall
  • Room temperature
Misting
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
Ova Incubation Period
Ova Success Rate
Months to Maturity
Lifespan
Notes original specimens were collected by Daniel Dupont, on Peleng Island, Sulawesi and the culture was established in France by Arnaud and Christophe Bauduin.
Difficulty Rating* Easy
Any Warnings*
Disclaimer:

* 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.

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