Search results for "phasmids"

  • Phantom Phasmids

    The Lord Howe Island Phasmid or Land Lobster, Dryococelus australis, may be the rarest insect in the world and is possibly also the rarest invertebrate.

  • Care of Stick Insects

    Stick insects or phasmids eat leaves and resemble leaves or sticks. 

  • Discovering phasmids at the Australian Museum

     

  • Stick insect

     

  • Leaf and Stick Insects: Order Phasmatodea

    Phasmids are insects that eat leaves and resemble leaves or sticks. 

  • Care of terrestrial invertebrates

    The Australian Museum cares for and displays a wide range of terrestrial invertebrates including scorpions, spiders, insects.

  • Terrestrial Invertebrates

    The Australian Museum cares for and displays a wide range of terrestrial invertebrates including centipedes, scorpions, spiders, beetles, cockroaches, phasmids (stick and leaf insects), grasshoppers, mantids to name just a few.

  • Sticky Situation

    On a street post in Darlinghurst a young female Titan Stick Insect, measuring 21cm in total, was found and taken to the Australian Museum. The insect must have become separated from its gumtree, unable to fly it wandered to the nearest structure and climbed to the top. This is a tail I have heard more than a few times this Spring.

  • A Sticky Situation

    On a street post in Darlinghurst a young female Titan Stick Insect, measuring 21cm in total, was found and taken to the Australian Museum. The insect must have become separated from its gumtree, unable to fly it wandered to the nearest structure and climbed to the top. This is a tail I have heard more than a few times this Spring.

  • Cleaning the phasmid enclosure in Search & Discover

     

  • Stick insect, feeding

     

  • Live displays in My Photo Studio

    From December 2010 the following live invertebrates were displayed in 'My Photo Studio', giving visitors the opportunity to take their own wildlife photos and take advice from the experts.

  • CULTURE UP LATE

    Get a mid-week hit of culture after work, with the AM opening its doors until 9pm every Wednesday in Summer.

  • CULTURE UP LATE - Wednesday 22 February

    Get a mid-week hit of culture after work, with the AM opening its doors until 9pm every Wednesday in Summer.

  • Using Search & Discover

    We help visitors find information about Australian animals and habitats, geosciences and Indigenous cultures from Australia and the Pacific.