What’s this bug called
Location:  Savannah, GA 70’s degree
October 13, 2010 10:41 am
A co-worker pointed this bug out to me and we were curious to know what this was. Thanks for the help in advanced! : )
Signature:  CRB

Mating Muskmares

Dear CRB,
These are Two Striped Walkingsticks in the genus
Anisomorpha, commonly called Muskmares because they are often found in the mating position with the considerably smaller male on top.  Caution should be exercised in handling Muskmares because according to BugGuide:  “Members of this genus can deliver a chemical spray to the eyes that can cause corneal damage.

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