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PSG 288 Phasmotaenia australe

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PSG Number 288
Species Name Phasmotaenia australe
Author (Describer) Gunther
Year Described 1933
Subfamily Stephanacridini - see Hennemann & Conle, 2008
Locality Solomon Islands
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wings but cannot fly/glide
Female Size (mm) 170
Male Size (mm)
Foodplants Bramble, Oak, Eucalyptus, Hypericum
Vernacular Names
Previous Names Phasmotaenia godeffroyi
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.