Subject: Weird Bug
Geographic location of the bug: Woodland WA
Time: 10:05 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I’ve lived in WA all of my life and never seen one of these before. What the heck is this??
How you want your letter signed: Steve
This is some species of Shieldbacked Katydid, but we are uncertain which. What appears to be a stinger is actually an ovipositor, an organ used by the female in laying eggs.