Tropidacris collaris (Stoll, 1813)


Brief Description

Distribution: South America

Stock from: Isla de Margarita, Venezuela

Size: ♂/♀: ca 80-100 mm   

General Care: 25-35°C, 60-80 % rel. humidity  

Feeding: bramble, raspberry, oak, rose, hazel and others

Breeding: oviposition of 50-100 eggs in a cluster into substrate (humus-sand-soil, at least 15cm depth), hatching after 9-15 month

Advice/Specifics: good ventilation is necessary; for successful husbandry a terrarium of a reasonable size should be provided

Moulting - subadult to adult