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PSG 14 Clemacantha goliath

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PSG Number 14
Species Name Clemacantha goliath
Author (Describer) Gray
Year Described 1834
Subfamily Phasmatinae
Locality Australia
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Can fly or glide
Female Size (mm) 180
Male Size (mm) 145
Foodplants Acacia, Eucalyptus. Eucalyptus - most varieties. Nymphs will need fairly tender leaves.
Vernacular Names Goliath Stick
Previous Names Eurycnema goliath
Difficulty Rating* Medium

* 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.