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Giant Horrid Stick Insect, (Eurycantha horrida "Popondetta")

Giant Horrid Stick Insect, (Eurycantha horrida "Popondetta")

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Common name - Giant Spiny Stick Insect
Scientific name - Eurycantha horrida "Popondetta"

This listing is for 5 EGGS, of a legendary species of stick insect that was the un-obtainable, holy grail for every stick insect enthusiast for the past few decades. Recently collected in Popondetta (city in Papua New Guinea) in 2021 and distributed to breeders in 2022/2023, this species is quickly becoming established and a favourite in European cultures.

Females of this species are gigantic, reaching a whopping 18cm from head to tail. Males are a little shorter in length, but make up for it with impressive +1cm spines on their hind-legs.

These are CAPTIVE BRED, with this stock originating from Popondetta, Papua New Guinea. The food plants for this species are bramble, raspberry, oak, beech, etc.

Stick Insect Egg Incubation Guide:

UK - Royal Mail Standard
UK - Royal Mail Special Delivery

*Orders are despatched collectively once a week every Monday. The cut-off time is Sunday 6pm (British Time), and any orders placed after the cut-off will scheduled for despatch the following Monday.*

Orders are shipped at the buyer's own risk.
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*Disclaimer: These insects are non-poisonous and pose no harm when treated with gentle care, aligning with our commitment to the welfare of all living beings.*

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