Insects – Ground Dwelling Insects

Insects

Many insects move about by walking with their legs which actually touch the ground in alternate triangles as they have a tripedal gait. Adult insects generally have 6 walking legs and they can usually be found moving at a fast pace along the ground. However, injured insects or those who have lost the ability to use a leg do use different gaits. A few of these clever insects have also been known to walk on water even though they spend most of their time on land!
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Phasmatodea (Stick Insects)
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