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  Dryococelus australis (Montrouzier)
Common Name
  Lord Howe Island stick insect
   
   
 
Not verified Present
Native
Phylum: ARTHROPODA
Class: HEXAPODA
Order: Phasmatodea
Image based on CSIRO material, © CSIRO
Family: Phasmatidae
Notes: Believed extinct, but recently (2001) rediscovered on Balls Pyramid, near Lord Howe Island. Nominations for listing as threatened fauna and is currently being assessed by the Threatened Species Scientific Committee.
   
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