Spiny Leaf Stick Insects
Freight Cost: $12 for Insect only and start-up kits orders. The freight cost of Egg Only Orders is included in cost of the eggs. Freight on Insectpet Enclosures is calculated at the checkout.
Dispatch Details: Orders with live insects are dispatched via Express Post weekly on either Monday or Tuesday. Egg only orders are sent by surface mail.
Payment Options: Direct Deposit, Paypal, Bank Cheque or Money Order. GST not applicable.
NOTE: We do not ship to Western Australia or anywhere outside Australia. Only Spiny Leaf Stick Insects can be sent to Tasmania without the purchaser obtaining a permit from: http://dpipwe.tas.gov.au/Documents/Import-Export-Permit-of-Wildlife.pdf
Christmas Order Details: Gift Vouchers may be ordered right up until Christams Eve and will be emailed to you once payment is cleared. Live insect orders from Victoria maybe made up until 12 noon on Wednesday December 20th, and will be posted that same day. Orders from outside Victoria must be made by 12 noon on Tuesday December 19th and will be posted later the same day. Insectpets will be closed from Sun December 24th and will reopen on Tues January 2nd 2018.
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 the female is flightless whilst the male can only flutter short distances. 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.