Heteropterxy dilata Thorny Leaf Insect Framed


Species Name: Heteropteryx dilata

Common Name: Thorny Leaf Insect

8"x 10" black shadowbox frame

Heteropteryx dilata, also known as jungle nymph, Malaysian stick insect, Malayan jungle nymph, or Malayan wood nymph, is a large member of the Phasmatodea, commonly kept in captivity. It originates in Malaya and is nocturnal. This insect holds the world record for the largest egg laid by an insect.