Mitochondrial Genetic Variation between Stick Insects from Lord Howe Island and Ball's Pyramid (image) Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology (OIST) Graduate University Share Print E-Mail Caption The green bars in the image represent different genes. The small orange lines show each site in which the Lord Howe Island museum specimens vary genetically from the Ball's Pyramid captive-bred insects. Credit OIST Ecology and Evolution Unit Usage Restrictions Include photo credit Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.