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List of stick insects and mantids of Australia facts for kids

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This is an incomplete list of mantids and stick insects found in Australia.

Common species

  • Titan stick insect, Acrophylla titan
  • Tesselated phasmid, Anchiale austrotessulata
  • Large brown mantis, Archimantis latistyla
  • Monster mantis, Archimantis monstrosa
  • Spur legged phasmid, Didymuria violescens
  • Goliath stick insect, Eurycnema goliath
  • Darwin stick insect, Eurycnema osiris
  • Crowned stick insect, Onchestus rentzi
  • Garden mantis, Orthodera ministralis
  • Pink winged phasma, Podocanthus typhon
  • False garden mantis, Pseudomantis albofimbriata
  • Burying mantis, Sphodropoda tristis
  • Purple-winged mantis, Tenodera australasiae
  • Children's stick insect, Tropidoderus childrenii


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