PINK-WINGED PHASMA FACTS
The Pink-winged Phasma has striking pink wings with reddish pink veins and green leading edge. The front pair of wings are short and green. The wing covers are pale green and ridged in the centre. The legs are reddish pink and fairly short. The mesothorax is short and narrow with numerous tubercles. The body is long and pink above with last segment green, with two long thin cerci. Both males and females can fly.
length to 20cm
feeds on leaves of various species of Eucalypt trees
The eggs are small and ribbed with a knob on the end and look a bit like tiny pineapples.
found in south east Australia in New South Wales and Victoria
|Common Name:||Pink-winged Phasma|