Subject: Insect identification
Geographic location of the bug: N Myrtle Beach SC
Time: 10:24 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hey bug man I came across this insect on the outside wall of my garage today, after Hurricane Florence had passed. I’ve never seen this before, nor have my local friends. Just curious to find out what it is and perhaps some information on it.
Thanks for any insight
How you want your letter signed: Maddy
This is a Camel Cricket or Cave Cricket, and they are relatively common, though they are generally found in damp, dark places like basements. Perhaps its home was flooded during the rain brought by Hurricane Florence.
Thank you so much for your rapid response! I’ll have share this with my friends