Identification, rearing, and distribution of stick insects of Madeira Island: An example of raising biodiversity awareness

@article{Aguiar2014IdentificationRA,
  title={Identification, rearing, and distribution of stick insects of Madeira Island: An example of raising biodiversity awareness},
  author={A. F. Aguiar and D. Pombo and Ysabel Gonçalves},
  journal={Journal of Insect Science},
  year={2014},
  volume={14}
}
  • A. F. Aguiar, D. Pombo, Ysabel Gonçalves
  • Published 2014
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of Insect Science
  • Abstract Two species of stick insects are currently known to be present in the Macaronesian archipelagos: Clonopsis gallica (Charpentier) (Phasmatodea: Bacillidae) on the Canary Islands and in the Azores and Carausius morosus (Sinéty) (Phasmatidae) in the Azores. Here, we provide the first reliable records of the presence and distribution of C. gallica and C. morosus on Madeira Island. Egg and adult stages are briefly described along with some notes on the life history of these species in… CONTINUE READING
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