Phasmid Study Group

Stick insect & Leaf insect enthusiasts!

Paul Brock


Large working collection, strong in Australian and Malaysian species, amongst others. Part already donated to BMNH. Some paratypes held, most types in BMNH.

Phasmid Interests: 

Taxonomy, rearing

Brockenhurst, Hampshire, UK
Current Projects: 

Papers on phasmids (particularly Australian, joint papers with Jack Hasenpusch in hand; also others with Oskar Conle and Frank Hennemann), continual updating of PSF, uploading more type photos a priority, DNA barcoding [with Prof. Barbara Mantovani (Bologna, Italy) and Jack Hasenpusch (Nr Innisfail, Australia)]. Also non-phasmid work: popular books on UK insects

PSG Role: 
Treasurer & Membership Secretary
Site Management: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith