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PSG 308 Onchestus rentzi

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PSG Number 308
Species Name Onchestus rentzi
Author (Describer) Brock & Hasenpusch
Year Described 2006
Subfamily Phasmatinae
Locality Australia, NE Queensland
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Can fly or glide
Female Size (mm) 110
Male Size (mm) 85
Foodplants Eucalyptus, Bramble, Lilly pilly, Acacia
Vernacular Names Crown Stick Insect, Rentz's Stick Insect
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating* Easy
Warnings* None

* 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.