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Tropidoderus childrenii

Children's stick insect at Kaleen, ACT

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

Tropidoderus childrenii 31 Jan 2017 RogerF
Tropidoderus childrenii 31 Jan 2017 RogerF
Unidentified 31 Jan 2017 maura

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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:
   1 Feb 2017
A female
   1 Feb 2017
What a cracker.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

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

Additional information

  • Possibly any of the numerous Eucalypts growing nearby Associated plant
  • 50mm or larger Animal size
  • Unknown Gender

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