TaxonomyAbout 150 Australian species are known, compared to aproximately 2500 species world-wide.
Family PhylliidaeLeaf insects and tooth-bearing stick insects. About 55 Australian species are known. Only 2 of the 8 sub-families are represented.
Family PhasmatidaeTypical stick insects. About 95 Australian species are known. Only 8 of the 10 sub-families are represented.
Family TimematidaeNot represented in Australia. The timematidae are exclusively North American.
This is a work-in-progress. Don't expect too much at this stage.
IndexesIf you want to go directly to a specific species, rather than wade through the taxonomy, there is a species list sorted by name.
There is also a taxonomy on a single page with the species sorted by name within family, sub family and genus.map is a hot-linked index. By clicking on a highlighted area of the map, you may obtain a species list for that area.
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