Insect ABC's

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
W is for...Walking Stick

Home

Walking sticks receive their name by their long formation. They feed on leaves but rarely cause any damage to the plant's leaves. In the southern part of the U.S. the eggs hatch late in the spring, but in the northern states the eggs usually do not hatch until the next season.
Photo Courtesy of: http://www.cogsci.indiana.edu/farg/harry/bio/zoo/tiaratum.htm   W.Cranshaw 2004. Garden Insects of North America. The Ultimate Guide to BackYard Bugs:60.