Stick Bug (Sceptrophasma hispidulum)
This specie must have both males and females for
the ova to hatch. Ova takes 2- 3 month to hatch.
Female will stick their ova just about every where
they can. The ova are 0,8 cm long and are of slightly
arched form. Ovae are rather fragile. It is to better
use a brush or a cotton swab soaked with water to
take off the eggs. Their cage should be misted ones
a day. They take 4 month to grow into adults, if
kept at 20-25°C. They are good for beginners.
Females: get 7cm long.
Males: get 6cm long. The colors include:
brown and bronze orange, with slight shining.
Diet: Oak, Beech, Bramble, Raspberry, Rose.
Medium size female.