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Species Timema podura

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Phasmida (Walkingsticks)
Family Timematidae
Genus Timema
Species podura (Timema podura)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Timema podura Strohecker, 1936
Body Length: Males 14-16.4 mm, Females 19.6-23.6 mm
The original description of T. podura, with depictions of the male and female terminalia appear in Strohecker (1936).
Print References
Bartman, G. & Brock, P. D. (1995). Observations of the appearance and behavior of species of the stick-insect genus Timema Scudder (Phasmida: Timematodea). Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologist's Society, 54:197-203 (Full Text & photos)
Strohecker, H. F. (1936). A new Timema from California (Orthoptera, Phasmidae). Entomological News, 47, 267-268 (Read at BHL)
Tinkham, E. R. (1942). A new californian species of Timema (Phasmodea: Timemidae) with zoogeographical notes. Bull. S. Calif. Acad. Sci. 41(2):72-79. pl. 14 (Read at BHL)
Internet References
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