Care Guides

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Phasmids

Australian Leaf Insect, Walaphyllium monteithi

Cigar Stick insect, Cigarrophasma tessellatum

Crowned Stick Insect, Onchestus rentzi

Cyclone Larry Stick Insect, Sipyloidea larryi

Gargantuan Stick Insect, Ctenomorpha gargantua

Giant Northern Stick Insect, Acrophylla wuelfingi

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

Violet-winged Stick Insect,  Didymuria violescens

 

Mantids

Giant Rainforest Mantis, Hierodula majuscula

Grass Mantid, Archimantis latistyla

Green Garden Mantis, Orthodera species

Mallee Grass Mantis, Archimantis sobrina

Monster Mantis, Archimantis montrosa

Purple Winged Mantis, Tenodera australasiae

 

Arachnids

Australian Amblypygid, Charinus pescotti

Australian tarantulas, Theraphosidae

Cave Huntsman, Yinthi chillagoe

Cryptic Trapdoor Spider, Cryptoforis hughesae

Detachable Penis Spider, Nephilengys papuana

Fire-back Huntsman, Beregama cordata

Fringed Jumping Spider, Portia fimbriata

Giant Banded Huntsman, Holconia immanis

Giant Water Spider, Megadolomedes trux

Golden Huntsman, Beregama aurea

Golden Trapdoor, Euoplos species

Golden Orb-weaver, Nephila pilipes

Green-bellied Huntsman, Typostola barbata

Jungle Huntsman, Heteropoda jugulans

Lichen Huntsman, Pandercetes gracilis

Lion Huntsman, Neosparassus magareyi

Northern Speckled Huntsman, Isopedella conspersa

Marbled Scorpion, Lychas variatus

Net-casting Spider, Asianopis subrufa

Northern Badge Huntsman, Neosparassus salacius

Rainforest Scorpion, Hormurus waigiensis

Rainforest Trapdoor Spider, Cataxia sp.

Redback Spider, Latrodectus hasselti

Regal Golden Trapdoor Spider, Euoplos regalis

Rusty Inland Huntsman, Isopedella inola

Semi-social Pygmy Tarantula, Coremiocnemis sp.

Spectacular Crab Spider, Thomisus spectabilis

Spitting Spider, Dictis striatipes

Tiger Huntsman, Undescribed species

Trapdoor Spider, Arbanitis longipes

Tropical St. Andrew's Cross Spider, Argiope aetherea

 

Myriapods

Brown Rainforest Millipede, Spirobolida

Giant Banded Centipede, Ethmostigmus rubripes

Giant Scrub Millipede, Spirobolida

Rainforest Centipede, Ethmostigmus rubripes

Rainforest Millipede, Rhinocricidae

 

Crustaceans

Dwarf Grey-striped Slater, Nagurus sp.

Pillbug, Armadillidium vulgare

Plum Slater, Porcellionides pruinosus

Rough Slater, Porcellio scaber

 

Molluscs

Fraser's Banded Snail, Sphaerospira fraseri

Garden Snail, Cantareus aspersus

Golden Land Snail, Xanthomelon saginatum

Pale Banded Snail, Figuladra mattea

Port Curtis Dark Snail, Figuladra lessoni

Rainforest Snail, Hadra webbi

 

Beetles

Bess Beetles, Passalidae

Red Spotted Chafer, Dilochrosis balteata

Golden Stag Beetle, Lamprima aurata

Green Diving beetle, Cybister sp.

Hide Beetles, Dermestes maculatus

Mallee Darkling Beetles, Tenebrionidae

Rainbow Stag Beetle, Phalacrognathus muelleri

Rhinoceros Beetle, Xylotrupes ulysses

 

Grasshoppers/Katydids

Cape York Head Squeaker, Goodangarkia praesinus

Destructive Katydid, Austrosalomona destructor

Fierce Predatory Katydid, Hexacentrus mundurra

Giant Grasshopper, Valanga irregularis

Hooded Katydid, Phyllophorella queenslandica

Matchstick Grasshopper, Bundinja sp.

Palm Katydid, Segestidea queenslandica 

Rainforest Tree Katydid, Phricta spinosa

Slender Gumleaf Grasshopper, Goniaea vocans

White-kneed King Cricket, Penalva flavocalceata

 

Other invertebrates

Antlion, Myrmeleon sp.

Fringed Cockroach, Cosmozosteria sloanei

Giant Burrowing Cockroach, Macropanesthia rhinoceros

Giant Water Bug, Lethocerus insulanus

Hellbender Assassin Bug, Reduviidae

Hercules Moth Caterpillar, Coscinocera hercules

Northern Emperor Moth, Syntherata escarlata

Orchard Butterfly, Papilio aegeus

Tiger Leech, Richardsonianus australis