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Titan Stick Insect

Acrophylla titan

Description:

Titan Stick Insect – Acrophylla titan, also know as the Great Brown Phasma, the Titan is long, brown and resembles a large stick. With a body length of around 22-27cm, the Titan is considered Australia’s longest stick insect.

Notes:

Found dead in a friends pool in the morning. She sent it to me to try and get an ID.

1 Species ID Suggestions

stho002
stho002 7 years ago
Titan Stick Insect
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13 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

Is it a Titan watch Adarsha? Hahaha!

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

hehehe Mark, obviously not good swimmers!!!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Wow, beautiful! Nice one Pam

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Is that Titan Watch! A sweet co-incidence :)

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

It is awesome series.

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks Leana. Wish I had seen it, but it was sent to me by a friend to try and ID!. The amazing PN team had it ID'd in the blink of an eye, and stho002 supplied a great link also.

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks suzmonk.

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

Wow stho002, great link... thanks for the ID.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Amazing insect. Not very good swimmers unfortunately.

Wow! This is awesome! Great spot pamsai!

pamsai
pamsai 7 years ago

thanks Juan. Thought it might be a stick insect, but I've never seen one with its wings open.

suzmonk
suzmonk 7 years ago

What an improbable-looking insect ... looks like someone made it up.

Juan DiTrani
Juan DiTrani 7 years ago

This is a Stick Insect (Phasmatodea)

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Jan 6, 2014
Submitted on Jan 7, 2014

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