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PSG 409 Eurycantha horrida

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PSG Number 409
Species Name Eurycantha horrida
Author (Describer) Boisduval
Year Described 1835
Subfamily Eurycanthini
Locality Papua New Guinea
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 178
Male Size (mm) 139
Foodplants Bramble
Vernacular Names Spiny Devil Stick Insect
Previous Names
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.