• Wind Cave National Park - Two Worlds

    Wind Cave

    National Park South Dakota

Insects - Walkingstick

Walkingstick, Phasmatidae
Walkingstick - Family Phasmatidae
NPS Photo by Jim Pisarowicz
 
Walkingsticks are more commonly found in tropical areas but a few species are found in the northern states. Walkingsticks are plant feeders.

Did You Know?

Stemless Hymenoxys

The scientific name for the Stemless Hymenoxys is Hymemoxys acaulis. Acaulis means "stemless" and referes to the leafless stalks which bear the flower heads. More...