Rough Pachymorpha Stick Insect
Male, Head, dorsal
Adelaide Hills
Rough Pachymorpha Stick Insect
Male, posterior, ventral
Rough Pachymorpha Stick Insect (Pachymorpha squalida)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Stick Insects (Phasmida)
Family: Stick Insect (Diapheromeridae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Rough Pachymorpha Stick Insect (Pachymorpha squalida)
This Photo:     🔍Male, posterior, profile🔎

Thank you Aidan Beutel for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere
~45mm long male.
Found in Lobethal, SA, and a possible range extension of the species.
It is quite orange compared with other specimens; which tend to be grey-brown.

Copyright © 2017-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Dec-2017
This species is an Australian Native Species, not listed in the SA Murray Mallee Survey of 2010.