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Family Pseudophasmatidae - Striped Walkingsticks

I'm thinking this is a female twostriped walkingstick Anisomorpha buprestoides. Am I correct? - Anisomorpha buprestoides - female Two lined stick bug? - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female walkingstick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male Southern Two-striped Walkingstick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - female Anisomorpha buprestoides - female Female insect with baby riding on her back. - Anisomorpha - male - female Florida Walking Stick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female Two-striped Walkingstick - Anisomorpha buprestoides - male - female
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)