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Stick insect from Bosque del Apache National Wildlife refuge, New Mexico - Diapheromera velii - male

Stick insect from Bosque del Apache National Wildlife refuge, New Mexico - Diapheromera velii - Male
Marsh loop Trail, Bosque del Apache National Wildlife refuge, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
October 6, 2012
Size: approx 10 cm total legnth
Found crossing trail in upland part of Marsh loop trail. Habitat was sandy chihuahuan desert scrub/desert grassland. Prosopis glandulosa, Chilopsis linearis, Rhus microphila, Atriplex canescens are dominant shrubs. Many grasses and forbs.

adult male Diapheromera velii
Moved from ID Request.

 
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