Subject: strange long brown bug!
Location: Wiltshire, England
November 13, 2013 5:05 pm
I’ve just found this clinging onto a photo in my room, looks like a twig but has four stubby legs at the front… Never seen anything like it! Hope you can help! Got to admit I don’t really want him in my room but don’t have the heart to put him outside in winter…
Thankyou! Emily 🙂
This is the caterpillar of a moth in the family Geometridae. They often mimic twigs and they are called Inchworms or Spanworms because of the manner in which they move, bunching up the body and then stretching out again.