How Long Do Leaf Insects Take To Reach Maturity?

Kept at a reasonable 20-25’C leaf insects seem to take around 4-6 months to reach maturity. As the males ate smaller at maturity than the females these tend to reach maturity sooner with the females following along soon afterwards. This may serve as a way to reduce the risk of inbreeding in the wild as the siblings mature at slightly different times.


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