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 Northern Walking Stick.
02-OCT-2007 Click Pic to return to gallery

Northern Walking Stick.

My Yard-Adams County, PA

Diapheromera femorata
Egg laden female

FAMILY HETERONEMIIDAE

Northern Walkingsticks feed on the leaves of many deciduous trees, including: oaks, Sassafras, Black Cherry, and Black Locust.


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Dennis 22-May-2009 19:38
The Norther Walking Stick pictured below resembles the insects I have, but my insect carries one (1) offspring on it's back; just one youngster per adult insect. My research does not indicate Northern Walking Sticks carrying their young on their backs and I wonder what I'm really looking at?