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Indian Stick Insect

Report presentation on the organism Carausius Morosus

karen vo

on 3 March 2011

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Indian Stick Insect Phylum
Arthropoda Kingdom
Animalia Scientific name
Carausius Morosus Appearance of the
Indian Stick Insect Camouflage as twigs Can change color depending
on the environmet Have red patches on the
upper legs of the insect Grow to about 12 cm
and can weigh up to 1.8 ounces Location & Nutrition Indian Stick Insect live
originated from Tamil, Nadu India Their diet consists of leaves of bramble Some examples are blackberries, raspberries, privet, hawthorn, oak, rose, and ivy Privet Reproduction
Indian Stick Insect
is parthenogenesis which is an asexual reproduction method found oonly in females, where the growth of embryos occurs without fertilization by a male Can take up to a year to hatch
The eggs are about 2mm and are a oval shape
by Karen Vo
7-2 Interesting Facts Baby nymphs can shed their
legs while being attacked and
regenerate during the next few weeks One out of one-thousand
are male Many walk very slowly and swing
back and forth on branches to
portray their image When being attacked they usually will jump off of the tree and land on the floor playing dead so the predators get confused over if it is a stick or a insect The End Credits to:
google images
and information from websites
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