Leaf Bug (Phyllium celebicum) (PSG-128)
The nymphs are brown, but with two pairs of distinctive
light-green 1st & 2nd abdominal segments. The
legs of nymphs have white stripes, which are very
similar to Phyllium siccifolium, but the insect
lacks the orange-tinting elsewhere. The nymph becomes
green as it begins to eat.
Nymphs must not be offered new Bramble leafs,
the ones that are still with "hairs".
The new leafs contain some kind of chemical that
will kill a nymph but is harmless to L3 nymph and
Females: got wings but are not capable of
Males: are more slender then the females.
They are capable of flight.
Diet: Bramble, Mango, Oak, Guava, Red/
Yellow Salmon Berry.
Status: For the 2nd time my whole culture have
died off, shortly after becoming adults :(!.. looking
One day old nymph.
Subadult Phyllium celebicum male.
Subadult Phyllium celebicum female.
Adult female, molted 2 hours ago.
Mature adult female.