Gwynne, Darryl T. Department of Biology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
Morris, Glenn K. Department of Biology, University of Toronto, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.
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A relatively new order of flightless insects first described from Sulphur Mountain near Banff, Canada, in 1914 by entomologist E. M. Walker. There are now 26 described species of living Grylloblattodea in five genera. Called ice crawlers, they are typically found at high elevations in East Asia, Japan, Siberia, and western North America. See also: INSECTA; ORTHOPTERA
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