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PSG 193 Tropidoderus childrenii

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PSG Number 193
Species Name Tropidoderus childrenii
Author (Describer) Gray
Year Described 1833
Subfamily Tropidoderinae
Locality Australia
Culture Status
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Can fly or glide
Female Size (mm) 140
Male Size (mm) 120
Foodplants Eucalyptus
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Difficulty Rating*

* 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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