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Podacanthus typhon

Large Pink-winged Stick-insect at National Zoo and Aquarium

Podacanthus typhon at National Zoo and Aquarium - 21 Dec 2015
Podacanthus typhon at National Zoo and Aquarium - 21 Dec 2015
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Identification history

Podacanthus typhon 6 Jan 2021 MichaelMulvaney
Tropidoderus childrenii 12 Aug 2016 michaelb
Tropidoderus childrenii 7 Aug 2016 AaronClausen
Unidentified 7 Aug 2016 Mike

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Author's notes

Dead the next morning.

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Mike wrote:
   8 Aug 2016
Tropidoderus childrenii Children's stick insect shown on page 109 of Roger Farrow's Insects of South-Eastern Australia,
RogerF wrote:
   12 Aug 2016
Correct
   6 Jan 2021
Lacks the broaden femora (leg section) of Tropidoderus
RogerF wrote:
   6 Jan 2021
Unfortunately the identification of Tropidoderus inn my book is incorrect and it should be Podacanthus typhon as indicated by the shape of the femora

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