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Genus Megaphasma

Megaphasma denticrus - Giant Walking Stick - Megaphasma denticrus 6 inches from head to tail, 10 inches with legs.  Walker Ranch area off Blanco Rd. - Megaphasma denticrus Giant Walkingstick  - Megaphasma denticrus - male - female Giant Walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus - male Giant Walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus Walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus Giant Walkingstick - Megaphasma denticrus - male Walking stick - Megaphasma denticrus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Phasmida (Walkingsticks)
Family Diapheromeridae
Genus Megaphasma
Explanation of Names
Author of genus is Caudell, 1903.
Numbers
2 spp., of which 1 in our area(1)
Range
Nearctic(1)