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Family Pseudophasmatidae - Striped Walkingsticks

Two-striped Waking Stick? - Anisomorpha buprestoides - female Southern Two-striped Walkingstick? Front View - Anisomorpha - male - female Walking stick type insect - Anisomorpha - male - female Coming out to play  - Anisomorpha - male - female Florida Walking Stick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female Anisomorpha buprestoides Anisomorpha buprestoides
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)