This species can be distinguished from other stick insects in Japan by its short antennae. In Japanese it is called a “false stick insect” (nanafushi-modoki), but in fact it’s in the same family.

Baculum irregulariterdentatumBaculum irregulariterdentatumBaculum irregulariterdentatumBaculum irregulariterdentatum

Phasmatodea: Phasmatidae
Baculum irregulariterdentatum
= nanafushi-modoki (lit. “false stick insect”)
= stick insect or walking stick

Location: forest area near Ikeda Village in Munakata (aerial photo)
Map: Google map link