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Diapheromeridae

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Diapheromeridae is a family of stick insects (order Phasmatodea). They belong to the superfamily Anareolatae of suborder Verophasmatodea.[1]

The family contains some huge species, e.g. Paraphanocles keratosqueleton which can grow to over 30 cm long.

Subfamilies

Four subfamilies are placed here according to the Phasmid Study Group. The re-established Lonchodidae, placed as a subfamily in the Diapheromeridae in older treatments, now contain the Lonchodinae and the Necrosciinae. The Palophinae are the smallest subfamily by far and not particularly diverse. The other two subfamilies, with 3 tribes each, contain the highest diversity of Diapheromeridae.[1]

The subfamilies are now:[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Phasmid Study Group (2019). "Diapheromeridae Kirby, 1904". Phasmida Species File. Retrieved 19 September 2019.

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Diapheromeridae: Brief Summary

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Diapheromeridae is a family of stick insects (order Phasmatodea). They belong to the superfamily Anareolatae of suborder Verophasmatodea.

The family contains some huge species, e.g. Paraphanocles keratosqueleton which can grow to over 30 cm long.

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