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Carausius (insect)

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Diapheromeridae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
Suborder  Verophasmatodea
Scientific name  Carausius
Higher classification  Diapheromeridae
Order  Phasmids
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Similar  Carausius morosus, Phasmids, Extatosoma, Eurycantha, Heteropteryx

Carausius is a genus of the tribe Lonchodini, in the order Phasmatodea (stick and leaf insects). The genus is in many ways typical of the Phasmatodea in that all species are twig-like in appearance.

Carausius morosus is the most commonly kept stick insect in captivity.

References

Carausius (insect) Wikipedia


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