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PSG 363 Cigarrophasma tessellatum

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PSG Number 363
Species Name Cigarrophasma tessellatum
Author (Describer) Brock & Hasenpusch
Year Described 2001
Subfamily Phasmatinae
Locality Australia
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Sexual
Wings Can fly or glide
Female Size (mm) 145
Male Size (mm) 98
Foodplants Eucalyptus
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Difficulty Rating* Quite 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.