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Species Parabacillus hesperus - Western Short-horn Walkingstick

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Phasmida (Walkingsticks)
Family Heteronemiidae
Genus Parabacillus (Short-horn Walkingsticks)
Species hesperus (Western Short-horn Walkingstick)
Explanation of Names
From Greek hesperos ('εσπερος)- "evening, the evening star, west", probably because it's a western species
Range
California and Oregon in the west, east through Arizona, Nevada, Utah and New Mexico to Texas
Habitat
Chaparral and grassland
Food
Eats various scrub and grassland plants