Translation of leaf insect in Spanish:

leaf insect

insecto hoja, n.

noun

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    insecto hoja masculine
    • The eggs of the spiny leaf insect are oval in shape and can be distinguished easily from the insect's droppings.
    • Leaf insects, so-called because they resemble broad leaves, are grouped in the same order as stick insects, Phasmida, however only about 30 species of the total 3000 are leaf insects.
    • The eggs of the leaf insect are normally just scattered on the ground and will hatch in the spring.
    • In Australia, stick insects are found in most places, but leaf insects are only found in north Queensland.
    • Part of the challenge - and intrigue - in researching leaf insects is their rarity.