Davidrentzia valida Brock & Hasenpusch, 2007

Rentz's strong stick-insect



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1988

Rediscovered: 2009

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered



Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Brock & Hasenpusch. (2007). Studies on the Australian stick insects (Phasmida), including a checklist of species and bibliography 1570:51, figs. 93-97

Other references:

Brock, P. D. and Hasenpusch, J. W. (2009). The Complete Field Guide to Stick and Leaf Insects of Australia. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, VIC, Australia.
Lord Howe Island Board. (2009). Draft Lord Howe Island Rodent Eradication Plan. Lord Howe Island Board, Lord Howe Island.
Rudolf, E. & Brock, P. (2017). Davidrentzia valida. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T80200052A104413684. Downloaded on 07 January 2018.


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