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Thorny Devil Stick Insect
Stick insects are mainly nocturnal. During the day, they may hide, motionless, under plants and because of their superior camouflage; they can sit in the open and remain unseen.
Tropics and subtropics
- Spiny devils are well named: the males have huge spines on their back legs. These built-in weapons help males defend themselves if attacked by other males or potential predators.
Animalia, Arthropoda, Insecta, Phasmatodea, Anareolatae, Phasmatidae, Eurycanthinae, Eurycantha calcarata
Place of Birth
Papua New Guinea