Diapheromera femorata

Northern Walkingstick

Diapheromera femorata, Northern Walkingstick (Stick Insect photo)


Family: Diapheromeridae

Subfamily: Diapheromerinae


Diapheromera femorata (the Northern Walkingstick) is common in the eastern United States and Canada.

Photo data: 9 August 2019, Finzel Swamp, Garrett County, Maryland (top photo). 17 July 2020, Tuscarora Trail, Hardy County, West Virginia (second photo). Date not recorded, Bedford County, Virginia (third photo). 24 October 1989, Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia (bottom two photos).

In the photo just below, note the insect's cast exuvia at upper left. In the bottom photo on this page, note the male's clasper clasping.

Northern Walkingstick, Diapheromera femorata, West Virginia photo

Northern Walkingstick, Diapheromera femorata, Virginia

Diapheromera femorata, Northern Walkingstick (Stick Insects), West Virginia