Subject: Crazy looking bug
Geographic location of the bug: Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
Time: 11:52 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hello. Just found this bug laying by my front door. I didn’t harm it I promise. Seems that it died on its own.
How you want your letter signed: Matthew S.
This is a Potato Bug or Jerusalem Cricket, an iconic Southern California insect that lives underground. They are often driven to the surface after the first rains of the season.