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PSG 1 Carausius morosus

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PSG Number 1
Species Name Carausius morosus
Author (Describer) Sinéty
Year Described 1901
Subfamily Lonchodinae
Locality India
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Parth. in culture, Sexual in wild
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 80
Male Size (mm) 55
Foodplants Privet, Ivy, Hawthorn, Pyracantha, Bramble, Rose, Raspberry, Ligustrum, Oak, Hazel
Vernacular Names Indian Stick Insect, Laboratory Stick Insect
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating* Very easy
Warnings* None
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.