Leaf Insect

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Leaf Insect
Phyllium siccifolium
(Phylliidae)
Giant Leaf Insect
Phyllium pulchrifolium
(Phylliidae)
Leaf Insect
Phyllium giganteum
(Phylliidae)
Leaf Insect
Chitoniscus feejeeanus
(Phylliidae)


Leaf Insect
Phyllium giganteum
(Phylliidae)
(PHASMDA)
Giant Leaf Insect
Phyllium pulchrifolium
(Phylliidae)
(PHASMDA)


The mimicry of Leaf Insect is carried out to a leaf, and a leg and the body have become piece-like of a leaf.
There is a line like the shape of a leaf in the front feather of Giant Leaf Insect, and the flat body is the leaf itself. Only the female resembles the leaf and a female cannot fly. the male can fly, although the male does not resemble a leaf so much. A female individual variation is intense and the pattern differs from 1 individual 1 individual and the color.

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