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PSG 299 Pseudophasma subapterum

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PSG Number 299
Species Name Pseudophasma subapterum
Author (Describer) Redtenbacher
Year Described 1908
Subfamily Pseudophasmatinae
Locality Venezuela, Tachira
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Wings but cannot fly/glide
Female Size (mm) 56
Male Size (mm) 38
Foodplants Privet, Lonicera, Plantago
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Previous Names
Difficulty Rating* Very easy
Warnings* Chemical defence spray

* 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.