Children's Stick Insect
Male, whole
Children's Stick Insect
Male, Head & Neck
Children's Stick Insect (Tropidoderus childrenii)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Joint Leg (Arthropoda) - Insect (Insecta)
Order: Stick Insect (Phasmida)
Family: Stick Insect (Phasmatidae)
Species: Children's Stick Insect (Tropidoderus childrenii)
This Photo:     Male, Body

Thank you Ethan Beaver for identifying this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Named after zoologist John George Children, not because children like them.
More details about him can be found here John George Children
Thank you to Frank Prinz & Martin Lagerwey for the link; via Bowerbird.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 28-Jan-2013
This species is an Australian Native Species