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

Gargantuan Stick Insect, Ctenomorpha gargantua

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

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

Banded Huntsman, Holconia immanis

Detachable Penis Spider, Nephilengys papuana

Fire-back Huntsman, Beregama cordata

Fringed Jumping Spider, Portia fimbriata

Giant Water Spider, Megadolomedes trux

Golden Huntsman, Beregama aurea

Golden Orb-weaver, Nephila pilipes

Green-bellied Huntsman (Typostola barbata)

Jungle Huntsman, Heteropoda jugulans

Lichen Huntsman, Pandercetes gracilis

Lion Huntsman, Neosparassus magareyi

Marbled Scorpion, Lychas variatus

Net-casting Spider, Deinopis 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

Semi-social Pygmy Tarantula, Coremiocnemis sp.

Spitting Spider, Dictis striatipes

Tiger Huntsman, Undescribed species

Trapdoor Spider, Arbanitis longipes

Tropical St. Andrew's Cross Spider, Argiope aetherea

 

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

Pale Banded Snail, Figuladra mattea

Port Curtis Dark Snail, Figuladra lessoni

 

Beetles

Bess Beetles, Passalidae

Golden Green Stag Beetle, Lamprima latreillii

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, Macropanethsia 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