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PSG 293 Pseudophasma phthisicum

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PSG Number 293
Species Name Pseudophasma phthisicum
Author (Describer) Linnaeus
Year Described 1758
Subfamily Pseudophasmatinae
Locality 2005 French Guiana; 2013 Guyana, Saul
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Can fly or glide
Female Size (mm) 80
Male Size (mm) 0
Foodplants Privet, Hebe
Vernacular Names
Previous Names Pseudophasma phthisica
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.

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