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Family Pseudophasmatidae - Striped Walkingsticks

Two lined walking stick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female Anisomorpha? Walking sticks mating - Anisomorpha buprestoides walkingstick - Anisomorpha buprestoides Walking Stick - mating pair - Anisomorpha ferruginea - male - female What bug please? - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female Anisomorpha buprestoides - female Walking Stick Insect - Anisomorpha Walking Stick Insect - Anisomorpha
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
2 spp. in a single genus in our area(1); 61 genera worldwide(2)
represented on all continents except Africa(2); in our area, IL-FL-TX(1)