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An "Aberrant" Walking Stick - Timema californicum - Male
Below the summit of Loma Prieta, near the boundary of Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties, Santa Clara County, California, USA
June 23, 2013
Note how the tarsi appear to take a form reminiscent of an "opposable thumb"...yet another item that fascinates me about these guys. (Better seen in the full-size images here and here.)

For more info, see remarks under 1st image of this series.

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Moved from Timema.

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