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PSG 306 Megacrania batesii

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PSG Number 306
Species Name Megacrania batesii
Author (Describer) Kirby
Year Described 1896
Subfamily Platycraninae
Locality Cape Tribulation, Queensland, Australia
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 100
Male Size (mm) 70
Foodplants Pandanus
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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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