Scientific name: Anisomorpha buprestoides (Stoll)
Facts: Walkingsticks are well known for their slow-moving behavior and camouflage. Their long bodies, legs, antennae, and color make them appear to be sticks. They feed on plants and sometimes defoliate trees.
Photo credit: Mike Merchant, Extension Entomology, Texas A&M University
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Last modified: August 10, 2001 by John A. Jackman