Subject: Immature walkingstick?
Geographic location of the bug: Northwestern Wisconsin
Time: 10:45 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I found this little guy on a plant I recently brought back inside because of cool weather. Isn’t it a little late in the year for new hatches?
How you want your letter signed: Jennifer
This is not a Walkingstick. It is an immature, predatory Assassin Bug in the genus Zelus. Handle with caution. They bite and the bite is allegedly painful, but not considered dangerous.