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Insect Specimen from LAKE Collection (34027970922).jpg
Parabacillus hesperus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Phasmatodea
Suborder: Verophasmatodea
Family: Heteronemiidae

Heteronemiidae is a family of walkingsticks in the order Phasmida. There are about 14 genera and at least 80 described species in Heteronemiidae.[1][2][3]

Parabacillus hesperus


These 14 genera belong to the family Heteronemiidae:[2][3]


  1. ^ "Heteronemiidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-03-06. 
  2. ^ a b "Heteronemiidae Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-06. 
  3. ^ a b "Browse Heteronemiidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-06. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. 2nd Edition. CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9. 
  • Borror, Donald J.; Peterson, Roger Tory; White, Richard E. (1998). A Field Guide to Insects. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 978-0395911709. 
  • Bradley, James Chester; Galil, Bella S. (1977). "The taxonomic arrangement of the Phasmatodea with keys to the subfamilies and tribes". Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 79 (2): 176–208. ISSN 0013-8797. 
  • Brock, Paul D. (1999). The amazing world of stick and leaf-insects. The Amateur Entomologist. 26. The Amateur Entomologists' Society. ISBN 0-900054-63-8. 
  • Gillott, Cedric (1980). Entomology. Plenum Press. ISBN 0-306-40366-8. 
  • Kellogg, Vernon L. (1905). American insects. H. Holt. 
  • Majka, C. (2009). "Thomas L. Casey and Rhode Island". ZooKeys (22): 267. doi:10.3897/zookeys.22.93Freely accessible. 
  • Misof, B.; Liu, S.; Meusemann, K.; Peters, R.S.; et al. (2014). "Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution". Science. 346 (6210): 763. doi:10.1126/science.1257570. 
  • Otte, Daniel; Brock, Paul (2005). Phasmida Species File: Catalog of Stick and Leaf Insects of the World. Second Edition. Insect Diversity Association at the Academy of Natural Sciences, Philadelphia. ISBN 1-929014-08-2. 

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