Didymuria violescens

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Phasmatodea
Family: Phasmatidae
Genus: Didymuria
Species: D. violescens
Binomial name
Didymuria violescens
Leach, 1815

The spur legged phasmid, Didymuria violescens, is a common phasmid in Australia. Males have distinct spurs and thicker hind legs (the hind have the spurs) which is where the animal gets its common name, though the spurs are only found on the male.

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