Extatosoma tiaratum

Extatosoma tiaratum, commonly known as the spiny leaf insect, the giant prickly stick insect,[1] Macleay's spectre,[2] or the Australian walking stick, is a large species of Australian stick insect endemic to Australia.[3][4] The species has the Phasmid Study Group number PSG9[5].

Extatosoma tiaratum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Phasmatodea
Family: Phasmatidae
Subfamily: Extatosomatinae
Genus: Extatosoma
E. tiaratum
Binomial name
Extatosoma tiaratum
(Macleay, 1826)