phasmid definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous pests associated with the purchase Phasmida, like the leaf insects and walking sticks, especially common in tropical places and resembling foliage in shade and kind.
    • Any insect associated with purchase Phasmida; the leaf insects and walking sticks
    • Either of this two caudal chemoreceptors in a few nematodes
    • Any orthopterous pest associated with the family Phasmidæ, as a leaf pest or a stick insect.
    • An Associate regarding the orthopterous household Phasmidæ.
    • big cylindrical or flattened mainly tropical bugs with very long powerful legs that feast upon flowers; walking sticks and leaf bugs
  • others:
    • Having the characters of or from the family Phasmidæ.

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