Mexican Stick Insect

Mexican Stick Insect


Common name - Mexican Walking Stick Insect

Latin nameDiapheromera sp

Country of Origin - Mexico

Adult size - 15-30cm

Average Lifespan - 12 months

Care level - Beginner

Temperature range - 20-25 C

Minimum housing size - 30x30x45cm as youngsters

Diet - bramble, privet, wild rose and raspberry leaves

Description - Mexican walking stick insects are highly camouflaged insects. They escape predation by blending into plant material. As their name suggests, they look just like sticks. 

Cleaning - Replace substrate when necessary

Shopping list - Enclosure, Substrate, Oasis, Bowl, Spray misting bottle

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