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PSG 12 Anisomorpha buprestoides

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PSG Number 12
Species Name Anisomorpha buprestoides
Author (Describer) Stoll
Year Described 1813
Subfamily Pseudophasmatinae
Locality USA
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 75
Male Size (mm) 35
Foodplants Bramble, Oak, Rhododendron, Rose, Privet
Vernacular Names Muskmare, Devil's Riding Horse, Witch's Horse, Two-Striped Walking Stick, The Georgia Stick, Florida Stick
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating* Medium
Warnings* Chemical defence spray

* 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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