Sākums Animals Golden-eyed Stick-insect

Golden-eyed Stick-insect

IUCN Red List: Critically Endangered

Golden-eyed Stick-insect inhabits just a tiny range (ca. 25 km²) in Cordillera del Cóndor, north-eastern Peru. Due to the habitat loss, the population continues to decline.


■ Listed as CR (Critically Endangered) in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.


■ Phylum Arthropoda – arthropods
■ Class Insecta – insects
■ Order Phasmida – phasmids or stick insects
■ Family Pseudophasmatidae – striped walkingsticks
■ Species Peruphasma schultei – Golden-eyed Stick-insect

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