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PSG 270 Peruphasma schultei

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PSG Number 270
Species Name Peruphasma schultei
Author (Describer) Conle & Hennemann
Year Described 2005
Subfamily Pseudophasmatinae
Locality Peru
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wings but cannot fly/glide
Female Size (mm) 55
Male Size (mm) 45
Foodplants Privet
Vernacular Names Black Beauty Stick Insect
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating* Easy
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.