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   Acrophylla wuelfingi

 

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

Taxonomy:  
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.

Ova.

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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