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Stick insect


About 20 cm length, this stick insect has lost one of its legs. When provoked it sways as if blown a breeze (see video)


Bushland, temporarily captive for observation.


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1 Species ID Suggestions

MartinL 8 years ago
Margin Winged Stick insect
Ctenomorpha marginipennis – Online Collections

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1 Comment

MartinL 8 years ago

This is your most common locl stick insect. Yours will re grow her leg during her next (and final) molt. She will grow tiny non functional wings seen best in this image

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Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Nov 15, 2012
Submitted on Nov 16, 2012

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