The Order Phasmatodea is a member of the Class Insecta. Here is the complete "parentage" of Phasmatodea:
- Domain: Eukaryota
Whittaker & Margulis,1978 - eukaryotes
- Kingdom: Animalia
C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
- Subkingdom: Bilateria
(Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983 - bilaterians
- Branch: Protostomia
Grobben, 1908 - protostomes
- Infrakingdom: Ecdysozoa
A.M.A. Aguinaldo et al., 1997 ex T. Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - ecdysozoans
- Superphylum: Panarthropoda
- Phylum: Arthropoda Latreille, 1829 - Arthropods
- Superphylum: Panarthropoda Cuvier
- Infrakingdom: Ecdysozoa A.M.A. Aguinaldo et al., 1997 ex T. Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - ecdysozoans
- Branch: Protostomia Grobben, 1908 - protostomes
- Subkingdom: Bilateria (Hatschek, 1888) Cavalier-Smith, 1983 - bilaterians
- Kingdom: Animalia C. Linnaeus, 1758 - animals
The Order Phasmatodea is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Family (13): Bacillidae · Bacteriidae · Diapheromeridae · Heteronemiidae · Heteropterygidae · Lonchodidae · Necrosciidae · Pachymorphidae · Palophidae · Phasmatidae · Phylliidae · Pseudophasmatidae · Timematidae
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 3,212 species and subspecies in the Order Phasmatodea.
Diapheromeridae is a family of stick insects (order Phasmatodea). They belong to the superfamily of suborder Verophasmatodea. [more]
Phasmatidae is a family of the stick insects (order Phasmatodea). They belong to the superfamily of suborder Verophasmatodea. [more]
Pseudophasmatidae is a family of stick insect, commonly called the "striped walkingsticks". An important identifying characteristic is its mesothorax, which is never more than three times as long as the prothorax. [more]
Timema is a genus of relatively short-bodied, stout stick insects native to the far western United States. The genus was first described in 1895 by Samuel Hubbard Scudder, based on observations of the species Timema californicum. [more]
At least 21 species and subspecies belong to the Family Timematidae.
More info about the Family Timematidae may be found here.
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