Titan stick insect

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Titan stick insect
2nd last instar of Titan stick insect.JPG
A titan stick insect
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A. titan
Binomial name
Acrophylla titan
Macleay, 1827

The Titan stick insect is one of the largest stick insects in Australia.[1] The scientific name is Acrophylla titan. It has a brown body with spikes on its neck. The Titan stick insect can reach up to 27 centimetres (11 in) in length.[1] It takes the form of a stick as a disguise to predators.

The Titan stick insect can be found in two states of Australia; Queensland and New South Wales.

The Titan Stick insect reproduces through sexual reproduction and lay eggs that hatch.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Titan Stick Insect (Acrophylla titan)". ozanimals.com. 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 30 January 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)