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PSG 118 Aretaon asperrimus

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PSG Number 118
Species Name Aretaon asperrimus
Author (Describer) Redtenbacher
Year Described 1906
Subfamily Obriminae
Locality Sabah
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Female Size (mm) 80
Male Size (mm) 55
Foodplants Bramble, Ivy, Oak, Pyracantha, Raspberry
Vernacular Names Thorny Stick Insect, Spiny Sabah 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.