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Stick Insect, Phasmid - Male

Paraloxopsis tuberculata

Description:

This is a Male Phasmid of the species Paraloxopsis tuberculata. He is rather small, around 4 cm. It has pointed head with tubercles and narrowed thorax. The wings are moulted with green.

Habitat:

Endemic to the tropical forest of Borneo

Notes:

There are 2 known species of Phasmids under the genus, Paraloxopsis, the other one being Paraloxopsis korystes, which was featured in the previous Spotting.

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AlbertKang
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AlbertKang

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Nov 23, 2016
Submitted on Nov 29, 2016

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