Subject: Weirdest Ant I’ve Seen
Geographic location of the bu: Tennessee
Time: 10:16 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: My brother-in-law in Tennessee asked me to ID this insect for him, but my knowledge of entomology is largely restricted to what’s native to California. My internet searches have been fruitless thus far. Can you help? Thank you.
How you want your letter signed: Jessilu
This is not an Ant, hence your difficulty determining an identification. This is an immature True Bug, probably a Leaf Footed Bug nymph from the genus Leptoglossus based on this BugGuide image.