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Western short-horned walking stick

Parabacillus hesperus

Description:

This walking stick was approximately 4 inches in length. It was light brown in color with antennae sticking straight together and outward from its' head.

Habitat:

Walking sticks inhabit, but are not limited to, the United States especially southern states. They can be found in vegetation, and river bottoms.

Notes:

Walking sticks eat vegetation, and generally feed at night. They have great camouflage looking much like a stick. Some species have wings. Predators include; birds, reptiles, bats, spiders, and primates.

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San Antonio, Texas, USA

Lat: 29.42, Long: -98.48

Spotted on Sep 27, 2018
Submitted on Sep 30, 2018

Spotted for Mission

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