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PSG 4 Sipyloidea sipylus

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PSG Number 4
Species Name Sipyloidea sipylus
Author (Describer) Westwood
Year Described 1859
Subfamily Necrosciinae
Locality Madagascar
Culture Status In culture
Reproduction Parth. in culture, Sexual in wild
Wings Can fly or glide
Female Size (mm) 85
Male Size (mm) 65-66
Foodplants Bramble, Hawthorn, Raspberry, Rose
Vernacular Names Pink Winged Stick Insect, Madagascan Stick Insect
Previous Names
Difficulty Rating* Very easy

* 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.