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   Acrophylla wuelfingi


Australia Stick Bug (Acrophylla wuelfingi) (PSG-13)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Sub-Class: -
Order: Phasmatodea
Sub-Order: Anareolatae
Family: Phasmatidae
Sub-Family: Phasmatinae
Genus: Acrophylla
Species: wuelfingi
Year: -
Distribution: Australia.

When hatched young are 1 inch (2.5cm) long, light green with red eyes. They are rather fragile during the first instar. They should be kept at 22-23C. They are sexual. The eggs incubate for 3-4 month at 20-25C, 70% humidity.

Females: get 7 1/2- 8 3/4 inches (19-22cm) long (the record for the female was 11 3/4 inches (30cm) long) not including the legs, takes 7 molts to become adult. Females start to lay eggs 3 weeks after their last molt, they live for 5-8 month ones matured.

Males: fly well, and takes 6 molts to become adult. Males get 4 3/4- 5 inches (12-13cm) long, they live for 2-3 month.

Diet: Bramble, Oak, Raspberry, Rose, Red/ Yellow Salmon Berry.

Status: My whole stock died :(!.. looking for more.


One week old nymph.

Subadult female.

Subadult male.

Adult female stretching its wings after molting.

Adult female.

Adult male.

Cloth up of adult male's tarsus and tibia.


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