Orange Stick Insect
Male, Head & Neck
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)|
|Order:||Stick Insects (Phasmida)|
|Family:||Stick Insect (Phasmatidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Orange Stick Insect (Lysicles sp)|
|This Photo:||🔍Male, Wings (closed)🔎|
Thank you Aidan Beutel for identifying and Ethan Beaver & Matthew Connors for helping with the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Originally thought to be Children's Stick Insect (Tropidoderus childrenii), 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.