Sabah Thorny Stick Insect Aretaon asperrimus

Sabah Thorny Stick Insect
Sabah Thorny Stick Insect
Sabah Thorny Stick Insect
The Sabah Thorny Stick Insect is native to Sabah in Borneo. The larger female is up to 8cm long with a sharp ovipositor at the tail end to bury eggs. The narrower, smaller, more stick-like male is some 5cm long. They live in dense rainforest and eat leaves. Lifespan is 1-2 years.