All About Phasmids

Yahya and Rashid

Description

Phasmids are insects that are spiky and they have six legs and two antennae. Females can grow up to 12 cm and males are smaller. Female phasmids have wings.

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Habitat

Phasmids live on Lord Howe Island and in Queensland.They live on Lord Howe Island and Queensland because it is warm. They live in eucalyptus trees.

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Food

Phasmids eat Eucalyptus leaves and they drink water. Some phasmids eat the leaves from bramble, oak or apples tree.

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Movement

Phasmids move slowly and they move by wriggling. They can sway upside down. They don't move that much during the day.