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Family Diapheromeridae

Stick Insect - Diapheromera velii - female Walking stick that ends up devoured by ants - Megaphasma denticrus - male Walking Stick - Diapheromera carolina - male Northern stick insect?  - Manomera blatchleyi - female Walking Stick - Diapheromera femorata Probably Diapheromera velii, but would like to confirm - male Diapheromera femorata - male Red-antennaed walking stick - Diapheromera femorata - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Phasmida (Walkingsticks)
Family Diapheromeridae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
according to recent studies (Bradler 2009), this group is polyphyletic, so taxonomic changes are to be expected
Numbers
by far the largest family in our area, with 19 spp. in 6 genera(1) and ca. 130 genera worldwide(2)
Range
tropical and warm temperate areas worldwide(2)