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Pink Winged Phasma This is a subadult female Australia,Geotagged,Pink-winged phasmaPodacanthus typhon,Podacanthus typhon,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Man, SciFi couldn't come up with things like this! Great shot. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Barry, it gets weirder. When she has her final molt and develops wings, the body will b green and the wings will be pink. Posted 5 years ago
  2. Wow, spectacular! Hope you get to see one after a final molt! Posted 5 years ago
  3. Wow, wonderful colours.
    Hope you will get to see the adults eventually and share the pictures :)
    Posted 5 years ago
  4. Superb! Beautiful looking creature. Hope to see more pictures of her! Posted 5 years ago
  5. Amazing Martin. Really makes you wonder 'why bother mimicking a stick in the first place'. Thanks for showing this. Posted 5 years ago

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The pink-winged phasma is a species of phasmid that is endemic to Australia.

Similar species: Stick And Leaf Insects
Species identified by Martin Lagerwey
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By Martin Lagerwey

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Uploaded Nov 1, 2017. Captured Oct 31, 2017 10:24 in Wallagaraugh Rd, Genoa VIC 3891, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 600D
  • f/16.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO200
  • 100mm