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Dockrill Habitats

Spiney Leaf Insect (Extatosoma tiaratum)

Spiney Leaf Insect (Extatosoma tiaratum)

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Spiney Leaf Insect Extatosoma tiaratum

Sold as juveniles – Captive Bred

The most popular phasmid in Australia, Spiney Leaf insects are not only a brilliant first stick insect but have a unique look as-well.

Adult Body Length Females 10-16cm Males 8-10cm
Foodplants Eucalyptus & Acacia species

Unusually they curl up and move around in a scorpion like pose, the exception to this is the adult male which trades this pose for wings.
Spiney Leaf insects can vary in colour from light browns, dark reds to almost black.

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