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Species Manomera blatchleyi - Blatchley Walkingstick

Which Walkingstick? - Manomera blatchleyi Trailside Walking Stick - Manomera blatchleyi - female Second photo of possible D.femorata? - Manomera blatchleyi - female Blatchley Walkingstick Prey of Wheel Bug - Manomera blatchleyi Manomera blatchleyi, female 82mm, Raleigh NC - Manomera blatchleyi - female Manomera blatchleyi, female 82mm, Raleigh NC - Manomera blatchleyi - female Prairie walker - Manomera blatchleyi Blatchley Walkingstick - Manomera blatchleyi
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Phasmida (Walkingsticks)
Family Diapheromeridae
Genus Manomera
Species blatchleyi (Blatchley Walkingstick)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Manomera blatchleyi (Caudell, 1905)
Identification
Green and tan color pattern usually distinct in adult females. Long slender head (noticeably longer than wide) and lack of spines under the hind femora will separate this species from Diapheromera spp.
Range
Eastern and central U.S: KS and OK to VA and MA
Habitat
Seems to prefer open areas: prairies, meadows, fields, other areas with tall grass and vegetation
Food
Goldenrod and asters preferred (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Stick Insects of the Continental United States and Canada
Chad Arment. 2006. Coachwhip Publications.