Phymateus (Phymateus) viridipes Stål, 1873

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Brief Description 


Distribution: Africa (south of the Sahara)

Stock from: several stocks from South Africa
Size: ♂: 80-100 mm ♀: ca 60-80 mm

General Care: 20-35°C, 60-70% rel. humidity

Feeding: bramble,  Asclepias, kale and kohlrabi leaves, bittersweet nightshade

Breeding: oviposition into substrate (humus-sand-soil), hatching after 12-18 month