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Giant walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus - female

Giant walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus - Female
Blackjack Knob, 2.8 mi E Rueter on Hwy 160, Taney County, Missouri, USA
July 11, 2009
Size: ~150mm
On low shrub in dolomite glade. Despite her extremely large size, I did not see this female individual just a few feet in front of me until I disturbed her and she started to move.

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Giant walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus - female Giant walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus - female Giant walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus - female