Phasmid Care Sheet

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PSG 288 Phasmotaenia australe

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Foodplants This species will usually eat: Bramble, Oak, Eucalyptus, Hypericum
Cage Requirements
  • Cage should be at least 51 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 Collected by Jerry Maetia (Honaira) in 2006. Eggs were sent to Bruno Kneub├╝hler in Switzerland, and he reared and distributed the culture
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.

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