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    Chinese Mantis

    Tenodera aridifolia
    Photo of a male Banded Pennant dragonfly

    Dragonflies

    Species in the suborder Anisoptera
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    Giant Red-Headed Centipede

    Scolopendra heros
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    Venomous

    image of Narceus Millipede crawling across gravel

    Millipedes

    More than 900 species in North America north of Mexico
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    Short-Horned Grasshoppers

    About 620 species in North America
    A reddish centipede crawls over a rock

    Soil Centipedes

    There are many species of soil centipedes in our state.
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    Walkingsticks (Stick Insects)

    Diapheromera femorata, Megaphasma denticrus, and others