Walking Stick?
Hello from Wichita!….found this guy early Oct. and was wondering if he is a walking stick? Found it interesting that he has preying mantis like "arms"….love your site… thanks
Carrie

Hi Carrie,
Your fascinating insect is called a Thread Legged Bug. Thread Legged Bugs are Assassin Bugs that have been given their own subfamily: Emesinae. Based on the size of your specimen, it must be in the genus Emesaya, probably Emesaya brevipennis which can be found on BugGuide.

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