Phasmida have elongate bodies. Our species are wingless as adults. However, some tropical forms are winged and are called leaf insects. They have extremely elongate and stick-like bodies with long legs and long antennae. These insects have chewing mouthparts and feed on foliage.
They have one generation per year. Walkingsticks are slow-moving and are generally found on trees or shrubs. Walkingsticks are able to regenerate lost legs.
They have gradual metamorphosis. Large females may be over 7 inches long.
Insects in this order: walkingsticks