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Stick Insect, Phasmid - Female

Description:

This Phasmid is rather small, around 3.5cm in length and its very scrawny like a needle. Weird behavior as it tends to curl up its tail.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Sam10
Sam10 8 years ago
Indian Stick Insect
Carausius morosus


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3 Comments

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 8 years ago

Yea, that's true, especially when they are still at Nymph phase.

Sam10
Sam10 8 years ago

Oh ok! I used to keep a lot of stick insects so I thought I recognised it. Species can be very similar though!

AlbertKang
AlbertKang 8 years ago

Thanks, @Sam for the ID suggestion but this Phasmid is not a Carausius morosus. It is more likely a Phobaeticus.

AlbertKang
Spotted by
AlbertKang

Selangor, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 29, 2014
Submitted on Jan 30, 2014

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