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PSG 255 Trachyaretaon carmelae

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PSG Number 255
Species Name Trachyaretaon carmelae
Author (Describer) Lit & Eusabio
Year Described 2005
Subfamily Obriminae
Locality Philippines, Calayan island
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 135
Male Size (mm) 75
Foodplants Bramble, Ivy
Vernacular Names Giant Thorny Stick Insect, Thorny Stick Insect
Previous Names Trachyaretaon brueckneri
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.