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Sticky Couple This is a pair of Phasmid of the species - Abrosoma festinatum.<br />
They are small in size, female around 5-6 cm and male, 3.5 - 4 cm.  In this picture, they are pairing with the smaller male riding on top of the female, while the female is feeding.  This species is known to have a strange behaviour whereby the male tends to &#039;ride&#039; on the female for long time, for days or more.<br />
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In this picture, the female is also carrying an egg.  They will just drop the egg to the forest floor. Abrosoma festinatum,Fall,Geotagged,Malaysia,Phasmid,Stick Insect,Tapah Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Sticky Couple

This is a pair of Phasmid of the species - Abrosoma festinatum.
They are small in size, female around 5-6 cm and male, 3.5 - 4 cm. In this picture, they are pairing with the smaller male riding on top of the female, while the female is feeding. This species is known to have a strange behaviour whereby the male tends to 'ride' on the female for long time, for days or more.

In this picture, the female is also carrying an egg. They will just drop the egg to the forest floor.

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Abrosoma festinatum is a species of Phasmid from the family Aschiphasmatidae.

Similar species: Stick And Leaf Insects
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Jun 3, 2017. Captured Oct 11, 2014 01:34 in 53B, Jalan Besar, Kampung Lubok Katak, 35000 Tapah, Perak, Malaysia.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/38.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 55mm