Living Twig (Austrocarausius mercurius)

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You've heard of playing dead, but have you ever heard of playing twig?

Adult female 120mm

  • Astonishing defence mechanism - watch the Living Twig turn from insect to stick in the blink of an eye.
  • Suitable for all ages and experience levels. Easy to handle.
  • Feeds on Eucalyptus leaves, Lilly Pilly (Syzygium sp.) and much more.
  • Captive bred through our environmentally sustainable breeding program.
  • All Minibeast Wildlife animals come with a free care sheet and our seven day Minibeast Guarantee.
  • Guaranteed to be mite and parasite free.
You will need:
  • An enclosure
  • Access to Eucalyptus (Gum) trees, Lilly Pilly or other suitable food plants.
  • A misting bottle