Care Guides

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Phasmids

Australian Leaf Insect, Phyllium monteithi

Cigar Stick insect, Cigarrophasma tessellatum

Crowned Stick Insect, Onchestus rentzi

Cyclone Larry Stick Insect, Sipyloidea larryi

Goliath Stick Insect, Eurycnema goliath

Living Twig, Austrocarausius mercurius

Peppermint Stick Insect, Megacrania batesii

Rentz's Stick Insect, Sipyloidea rentzi

Spiny Leaf Insect, Extatosoma tiaratum

Strong Stick Insect, Anchiale briareus

Wuelfing's Stick Insect, Acrophylla wuelfingi

 

Mantids

Grass Mantid, Archimantis latistyla

Monster Mantis, Archimantis montrosa

Mallee Grass Mantis, Archimantis sobrina

Giant Rainforest Mantis, Hierodula majuscula

Purple Winged Mantis, Tenodera australasiae

Green Garden Mantis, Orthodera species

 

Arachnids

Banded Huntsman, Holconia immanis

Golden Huntsman, Beregama aurea

Jungle Huntsman, Heteropoda jugulans

Fire-back Huntsman, Beregama cordata

Tiger Huntsman, Undescribed species

Fringed Jumping Spider, Portia fimbriata

Rainforest Scorpion, Hormurus waigiensis

Australian tarantulas, Theraphosidae

Lichen Huntsman, Pandercetes gracilis

St. Andrew's Cross Spider, Argiope keyserlingi

Australian Amblypygid, Charinus pescotti

Giant Water Spider, Megadolomedes australianus

Net-casting Spider, Deinopis subrufa 

Redback Spider, Latrodectus hasselti

 

Myriapods

Rainforest Millipede, Rhinocricidae

Tiger Centipede, Ethmostigmus rubripes

Brown Rainforest Millipede, Spirobolida

Giant Scrub Millipede, Spirobolida

 

Crustaceans

Pillbug, Armadillidium vulgare

Rough Slater, Porcellio scaber

 

Molluscs

Garden Snail, Cantareus aspersus

Golden Land Snail, Xanthomelon saginatum

Fraser's Banded Snail, Sphaerospira fraseri

Rainforest Snail, Hadra webbi

 

Beetles

Bess Beetles, Passalidae

Hide Beetles, Dermestes maculatus

Mallee Darkling Beetles, Tenebrionidae

Rainbow Stag Beetle, Phalacrognathus muelleri

Golden Gren Stag Beetle, Lamprima latreillii

Green Diving beetle, Cybister sp.

Rhinoceros Beetle, Xylotrupes ulysses

 

Grasshoppers/Katydids

Cape York Head Squeaker, Goodangarkia praesinus

Fierce Predatory Katydid, Hexacentrus mundurra

Giant Grasshopper, Valanga irregularis

Hooded Katydid, Phyllophorella queenslandica

Palm Katydid, Segestidea queenslandica 

Rainforest Tree Katydid, Phricta spinosa

White-kneed King Cricket, Penalva flavocalceata

Slender Gumleaf Grasshopper, Goniaea vocans

Matchstick Grasshopper, Bundinja sp.

 

 

Other invertebrates

Antlion, Myrmeleon sp.

Giant Burrowing Cockroach, Macropanethsia rhinoceros

Giant Water Bug, Lethocerus insulanus

Hercules Moth Caterpillar, Coscinocera hercules

Tiger Leech, Richardsonianus australis

Fringed Cockroach, Cosmozosteria sloanei

Orchard Butterfly, Papilio aegeus

Hellbender Assassin Bug, Reduviidae 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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