Hoosier National Forest, Monroe County, Indiana, USA May 10, 2011 Size: less than 1"
Found this little guy dancing - he kept rocking side to side over and over again - so much fun to watch! It's most likely a Northern Walkingstick (Diapheromera femorata), but I've also seen Giant Walking Stick (Megaphasma denticrus) in this area, and Blatchley's Walkingstick (Manomera blatchleyi) is a third possibility. Is there any way to tell which species with one so young?
Contributed by Kelly Fiegle on 21 May, 2011 - 8:24am Last updated 27 December, 2012 - 9:17am
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