Image Number: 1150127

This walkingstick is found in parts of the southern US. The male is much smaller than the female and when they are mating, the female carries the male. In fact the male is so small and well camouflaged, he is hard to see. When disturbed, they will give off a foul-smelling odor in the form of a fine mist.
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United States


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Phasmatoptera
Suborder: Areolatae
Family: Pseudophasmatidae
Subfamily: Pseudophasmatinae
Tribe: Anisomorphini
Genus: Anisomorpha
Subject: Anisomorpha spp. Gray 1835
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, August 7, 2002
Image last updated:
Thursday, August 8, 2002