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Family Diapheromeridae

Walkingstick - Diapheromera femorata - female Walking Stick - Diapheromera femorata A pair of Walkingsticks - Diapheromera femorata - male - female Walkingstick - Diapheromera femorata Diapheromera femorata? Stick insect - Diapheromera Stick insect - female Megaphasma denticrus - 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)