Tepakiphasma ngatikuri

Summary 2

Tepakiphasma ngatikuri is a stick insect of the family Phasmatidae, endemic to a single patch of forest near the northernmost tip of the North Island, New Zealand. It was not discovered until 2008, and is the only member of the genus Tepakiphasma.

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  1. (c) Robert Hoare, all rights reserved, uploaded by Robert Hoare, https://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/discover-our-research/biodiversity/plants-invertebrates-fungi-and-bacteria/invertebrate-systematics/stick-insects/classification-and-identification/#tepakiphasma-buckley-and-bradler&gid=5&pid=1
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tepakiphasma_ngatikuri

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