Kōrero: Stick insects


This newly emerged nymph of the common tea-tree stick insect is a tiny version of its parents. Many of New Zealand’s stick insect species have green nymphs, some with a dark red dorsal stripe. In contrast, the nymph of the bristly stick insect is brown with distinct white-banded legs.

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Photograph by Steve Trewick

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Steve Trewick, 'Stick insects - Mating and distribution', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10707/nymph (accessed 22 January 2022)

He kōrero nā Steve Trewick, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007