Stick Insects

Stick insects are insects in the order Phasmatodea

  • The whole order is camouflaged as either sticks or leaves
  • Stick insects are found in Tropical forests and woodlands on all continents except Antarctica.
  • Over 3,000 species have been described.
  • Phasmids are herbivorous, feeding mostly on the leaves of trees and shrubs
  • Stick insect can sometimes reach over 13 inches