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PSG 190 Phasma reinwardtii

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PSG Number 190
Species Name Phasma reinwardtii
Author (Describer) de Haan
Year Described 1842
Subfamily Phasmatinae
Locality New Guinea
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Can fly or glide
Female Size (mm) 190
Male Size (mm) 115
Foodplants Oak, Bramble, Eucalyptus, Hazel
Vernacular Names
Previous Names Phasma gigas
Difficulty Rating* Quite difficult

* 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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