Stick Insect (Phasmida): Walking Sticks with Wings

Found a walking stick again at Sungai Long Hill, but the big difference is this one comes with a pair of wings. The wings help it moves faster for a short distance, but doesn’t seems to be able to fly as normal flying insects.

The Phasmatodea (sometimes called Phasmida or Phasmatoptera) are an order of insects, whose members are variously known as stick insects (in Europe and Australasia), walking sticks or stick-bugs (in the United States and Canada), phasmids, ghost insects and leaf insects (generally the family Phylliidae). More Details of Stick Insect (Phasmida) on National Geographic site.

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