|Sorry, I haven't been around for ages so I didn't see your comment until tody.
Thats interesting to know. I'll have to remember that about the spines.
I do see a lot of Wellington Tree Weta around here. I can often go out & find one in the garden at night. We have a wee bush area behind the garage :)
Tree Weta (Hemideina crassidens) (29)