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Indian Stick Insect, Carausius morosus  - Carausius morosus

Indian Stick Insect, Carausius morosus - Carausius morosus
Newport Beach, Orange County, California, USA
February 1, 2009
Size: ~10cm bl

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Yes, thank you...
...for sharing these images, Peter!

Thanks for posting, Peter.
This is a new species for Bug Guide. If an editor sees this, we need a new page.

 
Moved
Neat stick insect and great photos ... too bad we have another pest in California though.

 
Taxonomy
It would seem that the classification by which this genus is placed in Diapheromeridae is different than the one BugGuide uses, which places Diapheromera in Heteronemiidae. I'm not sure which system would be better to use--it would seem logical to follow what the Phasmid Study Group does, but that website is loading painfully slowly for me right now. I suppose I should bring this up in the Taxonomy Proposals forum at some point.

 
Re: New Pest

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