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Leaf Insects

Leaf Insects, a number of insects formingthe genus Pkyllium of trie family Phasmida?. The whole insect'is" much like a leaf. and the legs are often also expanded out into leaf-like structure; They usually live in the tropics, and there may, attain a size of over an inch in length. They are sluggish insects, being protected by their mimicry (q.v.).