Phasmid Care Sheet

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Species

PSG 290 Necroscia annulipes

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Foodplants This species will usually eat: Privet
Cage Requirements
  • Cage should be at least 24 cm tall
  • Should be partially enclosed, such as one full side of mesh and the rest non-perforated plastic or glass.
  • Room temperature
Misting Spray cage lightly every day with fine mist of water - just enough for the insects to have a drink and this also helps to keep the humidity up.
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 This species likes to bury their ova (eggs) and so you'll need to provide some small pots of substrate for them to lay into. Suitable substrates might be dry sand or vermiculite.
Ova Incubation Period
Ova Success Rate
Months to Maturity
Lifespan
Notes Brought into culture by Arnaud & Chrisptophe Bauduin
Difficulty Rating* Quite 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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