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Stick insect (Phasmatodea)Tropidoderus childrenii

Children's stick insect at Kaleen, ACT

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Tropidoderus childrenii at Kaleen, ACT - 28 Jan 2017
Tropidoderus childrenii at Kaleen, ACT - 28 Jan 2017

Identification history

Stick insect (Phasmatodea) Tropidoderus childrenii 31 Jan 2017 RogerF
Stick insect (Phasmatodea) Tropidoderus childrenii 31 Jan 2017 RogerF
Unidentified 31 Jan 2017 maura

Author's notes

A very large member of the Phasmatids - 16cm in length, swinging off the top rail of the bridge over the stormwater drain in the Kaleen Recreation reserve. It obligingly swung around so i could photograph its undercarriage! Beautiful creature.

2 comments

RogerF wrote:
   31 Jan 2017
A female
   31 Jan 2017
What a cracker.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 28 Jan 2017 10:42 AM Recorded on
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