Malacomorpha jamaicana

Wingless Jamaican Walkingstick


Malacomorpha jamaicana, Family Pseudophasmatidae

 

Family: Pseudophasmatidae

Subfamily: Pseudophasmatinae

Tribe: Anisomorphini

 

Fifteen species from the West Indies make up the genus Malacomorpha. Most are known from only one island. The wingless species shown here is one of two species known from Jamaica; the other is M. cyllarus which has wings.

Photo location: Long Bay, Jamaica.


Walkingsticks, Malacomorpha jamaicana, image from Jamaica

Malacomorpha jamaicana, Pseudophasmatidae, Walkingstick (Stick Insect)


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