New Zealand Giant Stick Insect

Argosarchus horridus

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Argosarchus horridus, or the New Zealand giant stick insect, is a stick insect of the family Phasmatidae, endemic to New Zealand and the only member of its genus. Their body-length, up to 15 cm, is the longest of any New Zealand insect.

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