Spiny Leaf Stick Insects




Due to the continuing situation with unreliable Postal Services please note the following.

Locations we will now post live insects to - All of Victoria.  All States and territories (other than WA), but only to locations within 200km of your State/Territoy's capital city. There will be no guarantee on any live insect orders placed that are to be sent to outside these specified zones.

Orders without live insects - these orders are posted by surface mail  and there are no restriction on these orders Australia wide (other than not  to WA).

Christmas Orders Cut off Dates - The last day for posting orders to outside Victoria will be Monday December 14th. And to within Victoria Monday Dec 21st. Pick up of orders from Gisborne, Victoria can be arranged up until Christmas Eve.


Stick Insects for Sale: All species listed below are in stock. Mature/larger insects are sometimes available – price and availability on request.All stick insects are sold as juveniles unless otherwise stated. Detailed Care Information is supplied with all sales. Basic care and DIY enclosure suggestions can be found on our Insect Pets Care page.                         

Shipping: We only ship within Australia and do not ship to Western Australia.  Only Spiny Leaf, Crowned, Strong Stick Insects and The Australian Leaf Insect  can be sent to Tasmania without the purchaser obtaining a permit from: http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/Import-Export-Permit-of-Wildlife.pdf . Orders with live insects are sent via Express Post on Mondays.  Egg only orders are sent by surface mail with tracking. Posting of orders is delayed during extreme weather. 

Freight Costs and Payment Options:   The freight cost for Insect only orders and Start-Up Kits is $13. Freight for Egg Only Orders is included in cost of the eggs.  Freight for Insectpet Enclosures is calculated at the checkout.  Payment can be made by Direct Deposit or Paypal. GST not applicable.

Spiny Leaf Stick Insects ( Extatosoma tiaratum ) make ideal pets and are very popular as a pet for classrooms and children. They are very hardy, easy to care for, harmless and easy to handle. The female and male are quite different in appearance. Females can grow up to 15cm long. Males are smaller and can flutter short distances, the female is flightless. Spiny Leaf Stick Insects feed mainly on eucalyptus (gum) leaves. They require an enclosure of minimum size 35cm tall x 25cm x 30cm and room temperature of 16 to 28 deg C. Not for sale to Western Australia.
  • Spiny Leaf Stick Insect - Female Juvenile
    AU$ 20.00 Each
  • Start Up Kit with  Juvenile pair of Spiny Leaf Stick Insects
    An easy to assemble enclosure with a male and female juvenile spiny leaf stick insect. The enclosure is intended for small/young stick insects only - a larger size enclosure should be considered when your insects get larger (2-3 months time). Enclosure measures 20cm in diameter and is 26 cm high and can be stored flat when not in use. (Contents of enclosure shown are not included)
    AU$ 45.00
  • Enclosure Kit with a  Juvenile  pair of Spiny Leaf Stick Insects
    An easy to assemble enclosure with a male and female juvenile Spiny Leaf Stick Insect . Ideal for beginners and schools. Measures 35cm high and is oval in shape (36cm wide x 31.5cm deep). This enclosure will comfortably house two pair of “small” adult stick insects (eg Spiny Leaf Stick Insects or Crowned Stick Insects), or one pair of a larger species (eg. Goliath or Wuelfing’s Stick Insects).(Contents of enclosure shown are not included)
    AU$ 55.00