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Short-horned Walkingstick

Parabacillus hesperus


Gray stick insect about 3 1/2 inches long. When it felt threatened by my iPhone (taking pictures), it reared up as seen in the first image. All have been rotated as it was vertical on the side of a barn. Video at


chaparral in my backyard.

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California, USA

Lat: 33.00, Long: -116.91

Spotted on Feb 18, 2016
Submitted on Feb 18, 2016

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