Exotic stick insect pics, cause you cant have them :P

Deroplatys

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Though you might like to see some phasmic pictures of mine of species im currently keeping :p
Thier not forbidden over here {D

Start of with ones i did have but lost recently, then onto some of my latest additions :)

Achrioptera fallax

Female









Male













Carausius spinosus

Small nymphs









Now stuff i've still got :)

Phasma reinwardtii

Male nymph





Female nymph





Female nymph



Male sub adult





































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Deroplatys

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Thanks :D
Here's some more :)

Phenacephorus sepilokensis

1st generation hatchling























Haaniella dehanni


















Pylaemenes guangxiensis





Onchestus rentzi





Mearnsiana bullosa































Phyllium ericoriai

Young group





Males







Females



















Sub adult male









Pre sub adult? female







Phyllium gigantium





























































 

pouchedrat

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Man, those leaf insects I saw as a yound kid on Reading Rainbow (my fave episode of that show) and I was determined that someday I would have some of them as pets. Then the blow, many years later, finding out they're illegal here in the USA. It sucks, lol....

Those pictures are amazing, and I'm completely jealous.
 

Louise E. Rothstein

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Exotic stick insect pics,cause you can't have them

What wonderful pictures.
Thank you for sharing them.

"Chance alone" could not have made these pictures possible...
-but natural selection is NOT "chance alone."

Whether there IS a God...who arranged for natural selection...

-I do not know for certain.
 

BiologicalJewels

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wonderful pictures.
this post both angers me and strangely arouses me :p
I wish we were able to keep these gorgeous animals, but alas, it is what it is.
Congratulations on a beautiful collection.
 

CodeWilster

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"Chance alone" could not have made these pictures possible...
-but natural selection is NOT "chance alone."

Whether there IS a God...who arranged for natural selection...

-I do not know for certain.
No need to comment my signature in this person's thread. I would love to debate over pm though :)

@ Deroplatys, out of curiosity what camera/lens did you take these with?
 

Malhavoc's

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No black beauties? when I was in europe they were the most striking I saw in the hobby.
 

Deroplatys

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Yeah i had them a while back, bred loads of them and had many generations, they turned out quite proflific so i ended up selling them to make room for more rarer stuff :)
I'll post pics of the ones i did have later though :)

---------- Post added at 11:21 AM ---------- Previous post was at 11:14 AM ----------

Found them sooner than i though :)

Peruphasma schultei






















The species i've shown here so far isnt even half of the stuff i've kept in the past :)
 

JColt

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awesome pics. I cannot take a picture to save my life. Thanks for the post!
 

RodG

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Fantastic photos of some wonderful critters we will never get to keep. Thanks for sharing!
 

Leviticus

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I too am jealous. I wish we were able to keep these in Canada. I especially am fond of the leaf insects, even the detail up close is so realistic. Amazing photos, thank you for sharing.
 

Alejandro45

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WOW those are all beautiful!!!

:drool:

I remember when I went to costa rica, I hunted the mountain side of arenal. there was a phasmid that was the length of my finger tip to my elbow!! i was in awe of its eyes :).
 

codykrr

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This is truly amazing! Thank you for sharing.

I just wish I could have even a dead specimen for a display I am working on! Any one know the legalities of that?
 

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This is truly amazing! Thank you for sharing.

I just wish I could have even a dead specimen for a display I am working on! Any one know the legalities of that?
No issues with dead stock as far as my knowledge will carry me. Might be hard to locate through the typical dried insect suppliers...maybe you can get someone to send you deads via overseas phasmid forum. Would love to see that display when you get it all finished up. Been working on a couple myself.
 

codykrr

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Yeah, last year my wife brought me an old aluminium display. the back was busted out so i refurbished it and am not trying to get some dried specimen's to do a nice display.

I have some pretty nice specimens. but nothing as nice as a leaf phasmid. The display measure 3 foot wide by 2.5 foot tall. I would like a nice collage of specimens.
 

Deroplatys

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I've currently only got 2 leaf insect species with another on the way, it'll be a while till one of them dies but i might be able to post one then :)
 
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