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Species Manomera blatchleyi - Blatchley Walkingstick

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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)
Explanation of Names
Patronym for entomologist Willis Blatchley.
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; extending south to NC (1) (2)
Habitat
Seems to prefer open areas: prairies, meadows, fields, other areas with tall grass and vegetation
Food
Goldenrod and asters preferred (1)
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