Guadeloupe Stick Bug (Lamponius
L. guerini are sexual. These are very active stick-insects
when held, and don't seem to mind it at all. The
nymph are 1cm to 1.5cm, dark brown. Incubation takes
4 monthes at 25°C, in a slightly moist atmosphere.
The egg is 4mm long, with a 2mm diameter.
Females: get 8-9cm long. Their white on
brown coloration is selected adaptation which mimics
bird-droppings. They laying about 2 eggs per days.
Males: get 7-8cm long. The body is rather
cylindric. Antennas are 4 cm long. The head bears
8 small spines on its back part. Legs are green
Red maple, Rose, Eucalyptus.
Status: with some luck, should have some ova available
in 3- 4 month.
One day old nymph.