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Winged Stick Insect, Phasmid - Female



Winged Phasmid, Female. Fully light brown in color with a bit of green coloration in the eyes (Pic #2) Many species from the family, Necrosciinae have yet to be fully described from Philippines and they are distinctively known for their flat Eggs (Pic #1). The Eggs are very small, 4 mm x 2 mm x 1mm. Close-up, you can see interesting details on the Eggs (Pic #1)


Tropical rain forest in Luzon, Philippines

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AlbertKang 9 years ago

Thanks, @sunnyjosef & @LuisStevens :)
Am just fortunate that I got the chance to learn from some phasmidologist friends :)

sunnyjosef 9 years ago

Wow!! Never seen this kind of eggs!!!

LuisStevens 9 years ago

Kang you always find the most amazing spottings!

AlbertKang 9 years ago

Thanks, @staccyh :), some of the Eggs of Phasmids are lovely with intricate details which you can't see with the naked eyes. Magnifying glasses helps or close-up photography :D

staccyh 9 years ago

Wow that's awesome! Great series, love the eggs!

AlbertKang 9 years ago

Thanks, @Mark & @Leuba and yes, the Eggs of Phasmids are amazing.
They can look like tiny jewelries and like in this case, a tasty chocolate :D

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Phasmid eggs are incredible.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 9 years ago

Fascinating phasmid !! especially the eggs.

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Quezon, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 24, 2014
Submitted on Aug 1, 2014

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