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Linti stick insect (Linti linti)

Linti stick insect or Linti walking stick (Linti linti) is an animal species in Bacillidae, an insect with a shape like a plant branch, without wings, green or dark brown throughout, internodes, long legs and climbing plants to stay still without moving to camouflage as dry plants.

L. linti has a long cylindrical body, a segmented belly with a line on each side, green or dark brown with a linear black line. The head has a size smaller than the body, oval and a pair of brown eyes on the right and left.

Dlium Linti stick insect (Linti linti)


A pair of antennae at the end of the head, short and brown. Three pairs of legs, appearing on the right and left, are square and sharp angled with a cylindrical tip, long and slender, three internodes with two joints and green or brown.

Linti stick insect eat plants. During the day have silence to disguise themselves as sticks with the colors of the environment and pretend to be dead if they feel threatened. The eggs are round in shape with some glyphic and sponge-like on top.







Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Phasmida
Suborder: Verophasmatodea
Infraorder: Areolatae
Superfamily: Bacilloidea
Family: Bacillidae
Subfamily: Bacillinae
Tribe: Bacillini
Genus: Linti
Species: Linti linti

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