family Phasmatidae


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Noun1.family Phasmatidae - stick insects
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
order Phasmatodea, order Phasmida, Phasmatodea, Phasmida - in some classifications considered a suborder of Orthoptera: stick insects; leaf insects
stick insect, walkingstick, walking stick - any of various mostly tropical insects having long twiglike bodies
genus Diapheromera - a genus of Phasmidae
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Revision of Oriental Phasmatodea: The tribe Pharnaciini Gunther, 1953, including the description of the world's longest insect, and a survey of the family Phasmatidae Gray, 1835 with keys to the subfamilies and tribes (Phasmatodea: "Anareolatae": Phasmatidae).