Subject: Stick bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Prescott, Arizona
Time: 03:10 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: It’s monsoon season here in Prescott and we had rain last night and a bit this morning. Then this guy shows up on our patio. Can you tell me what it is?
How you want your letter signed: Cheryl C.
Your insect from the Order Phasmida, is commonly called a Walkingstick or Stick Insect. We believe this may be an Arizona Walkingstick, Diapheromera arizonensis, which is pictured on BugGuide. Here is an image from FlickR. Perhaps one of our readers who is more skilled at identifying Phasmids will write in with a correction or confirmation.