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Southern Two Striped Walking Stick

Anisomorpha ferruginea

Description:

Looks like a stick.

Habitat:

Their natural habitat is woodlands and forested areas where there are many broadleaf trees. They live on the foliage of shrubs and bushes and on tree stems.

Notes:

This species can squirt a strong-smelling defensive “acidic” spray that is painfully irritating to the eyes and mucous membranes. They can spray as far away as a foot in distance, so you should handle them carefully and away from your face.

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2 Comments

TTaylor
TTaylor 7 years ago

Thank you!

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 7 years ago

Very cool find! I moved this to the Arthropods section for you.

TTaylor
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TTaylor

Georgia, USA

Spotted on Oct 6, 2013
Submitted on Oct 7, 2013

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