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Female Goliath Stick Insect

Eurycnema goliath

Description:

It was about 12 inches in length and about an inch in diameter at it's largest. It has wings that were the length of it's body. I found it on a metal barrel that we keep the chicken feed in.

1 Species ID Suggestions

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago
Goliath Stick Insect
Eurycnema goliath Eurycnema goliath


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4 Comments

Roxanne
Roxanne 8 years ago

So true argybee! She startled me when I went to feed the chooks!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Wow !! She's going to take the lid off the rubbish bin. Respect!

Roxanne
Roxanne 8 years ago

Thanks for your ID and comment martinl! Much appreciated, I have edited the spotting thanks to you! :D

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

This is a female and too heavy to fly, even though it is winged.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/821...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/819...

Roxanne
Spotted by
Roxanne

4275, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Jan 7, 2012
Submitted on Jan 8, 2012

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