Northern Two Striped Walkingstick

What’s this Bug?
Location: Northeastern Oklahoma
November 5, 2010 10:39 pm
I live in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, this is pics of a bug we are finding in our home. I have lived here most of my life, and have never seen one, looking forward to hearing what it is. It is early Autumn here, November.
Signature: Thank you, Tonya

Northern Two Striped Walkingstick

Dear Tonya,
Your creature is a Northern Two Striped Walkingstick, which is a somewhat ironic name since it seems BugGuide only reports it south of the Mason-Dixon Line.  According to the BugGuide genus page:  “Members of this genus can deliver a chemical spray to the eyes that can cause corneal damage.

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