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   Sceptrophasma hispidulum


Stick Bug (Sceptrophasma hispidulum) (PSG-183)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Pachymorphinae?
Family: -
Genus: Sceptrophasma
Species: hispidulum
Year: Wood-Mason, 1873
Distribution: Andaman islands

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.


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