Stick Bug (Phasma gigas)
Ova takes 5- 6 month to hatch. They should be
kept at 20 to 25°C. When hatched, nymphs are
6/8 inch (2cm) long. P. gigas are sexual.
All the large nymphs/ sub-adults of this species
are very strong. These sticks appear to dislike
being handled; they wriggle around and kick their
legs until you allow them to crawl away or drop
to the ground.
Females: get 7 1/8- 7 1/2 inch (18- 19cm)
Males: get 4 1/8- 4 1/2 inck (10.5- 11.4cm)
Diet: Eucalyptus, Oak,