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PSG 300 Phasmotaenia spinosa

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PSG Number 300
Species Name Phasmotaenia spinosa
Author (Describer) Hennemann & Conle
Year Described 2009
Subfamily Stephanacridini - see Hennemann & Conle, 2008
Locality Solomon Is, Highland rainforest Central Kwara'ae Province, Malaita
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction ?
Wings Can fly or glide
Female Size (mm)
Male Size (mm)
Foodplants Bramble, Oak, Raspberry, Hypericum, Hazel
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Previous Names
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.