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Stick Insect, Phasmid - Female

Orthonecroscia keatsooni


I choose this Special Phasmid for my Spotting# 3333 to introduce her as a newly described species in June 2016 and named after me. She has pink wing cover with purple on top of the thorax running all the way back of her abdomen. Side of her body is lime green/yellow in colour. Legs are segmented in colours of purple and lime green/yellow.


Tropical forest, endemic to Sabah, Malaysia


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AlbertKang 4 years ago

Thanks, @Lisa, @Pradeep, @Polilla, @Antonio & @Sukanya.
This was surely a very special Spotting for me and am glad you guys appreciated it too :)

SukanyaDatta 4 years ago

She is beautiful and congratulations on having another species named after you...I think this is IMMORTALITY...your name will live forever. So happy for you...and delighted to be on PN.

Amazing find Albert,you deserve that :-) your work is great,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and congrats for having,for the second time,an organism with your name,super cool,iam happy :-)

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 4 years ago


LisaPowers 4 years ago

Congratulations Albert! This exciting new species is our featured Spot of the Day! What an inspiration to us all!

AlbertKang 4 years ago

Thanks, @Daniele :)

DanielePralong 4 years ago

That's fantastic Albert! We still have to write properly about Orthomeria kangi! We haven't forgotten about it, just short of time and resources at the moment, but it will come. Huge congratulations!

AlbertKang 4 years ago

Thanks, @Lisa :)

LisaPowers 4 years ago

Congratulations Albert! She is beautiful!

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Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on May 10, 2015
Submitted on Jun 10, 2016

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