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PSG 57 Hermarchus insignis

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PSG Number 57
Species Name Hermarchus insignis
Author (Describer) Kaup & Heyden
Year Described 1871
Subfamily Stephanacridini - see Hennemann & Conle, 2008
Locality Australia, Queensland?
Culture Status Lost from culture
Reproduction Parth. in culture, Sexual in wild
Wings Wingless
Female Size (mm) 150-215
Male Size (mm)
Foodplants Bramble
Vernacular Names
Previous Names Hermarchus sp., Hermarchus polynesicus
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.