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Family Pseudophasmatidae - Striped Walkingsticks

walking sticks Copulating 01 - Anisomorpha ferruginea - male - female Anisomorpha buprestoides Img_1445 - Anisomorpha buprestoides - female Pair of walking sticks mating. This is the second pair I have found and found the same last year about this time.  - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female Southern Two-Striped Walkingstick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female walking stick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - female Rocky Creek Well house  insect - Anisomorpha ferruginea - male - female Southern Two-striped Walkingstick? Side View - Anisomorpha - male - female Southern Two-striped walkingstick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Phasmida (Walkingsticks)
Family Pseudophasmatidae (Striped Walkingsticks)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
according to recent studies (Bradler 2009), this group is polyphyletic, so taxonomic changes are to be expected
Numbers
2 spp. in a single genus in our area(1); 61 genera worldwide(2)
Range
represented on all continents except Africa(2); in our area, IL-FL-TX(1)