Podacanthus keyiCommon name: Key's Stick Insect

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Found in Western and South Australia.

Remarks: This species can grow to 11 centimetres long. It was found dead in April under a Eucalyptus marginata (Jarrah) tree.

The pink wings of this specimen indicate that it is female. Males have white wings.

References: The Complete Field Guide to Stick and Leaf Insects of Australia. Paul D Brock and Jack W Hasenpusch. 2009

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