Dog-eared Stick Insect
Adult Male, ventral
Children's Stick Insect
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Stick Insects (Phasmida)|
|Family:||Stick Insect (Phasmatidae)|
|Species:||Children's Stick Insect (Tropidoderus childrenii)|
|This Photo:||Male, whole|
Thank you Ethan Beaver for identifying this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee), and elsewhere
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.