Cedar Creek
Ecosystem Science Reserve

Insects of Cedar Creek


(Walking Sticks)

     The Walking Sticks (4 families with 29 NA spp) are primarily tropical in distribution.  Only one family and two species occur in Minnesota.  A single species has been collected at CCESR, but it is possible the second may be found here.
1. Family HETERONEMIIDAE Common Walkingsticks
2. Family PHASMATIDAE Winged Walkingsticks (Not found in Minnesota)
3. Family TIMEMATIDAE Timemas (Not found in Minnesota)
4. Family PSEUDOPHASMATIDAE Striped Walkingsticks (Not found in Minnesota)

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