Scientific Name: Ctenomorpha chronus
Other Common Names: Australian Stick Insect, Phasmid,
Species documented in 1833 by Gray.
Resembling a eucalypt’s twig, this stick insect can grow up to 18cm in length. The males are slender and fully winged, and the females are much larger with blackish hind wings.
Heath and woodlands, seemingly preferring coastal environments.
Gray, G.R. (1833). The Entomology of Australia in a Series of Monographs. Part 1. The monograph of the genus Phasma. London: Longman & Co. 28 pp. 8 pls