Subject: Found insect
Geographic location of the bug: San Luis Obispo, CA
Time: 03:41 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I saw this insect while hiking in late February, and I am just curious what it is. Thanks.
How you want your letter signed: Angie V.
The insect in your attached image is commonly called a Potato Bug or Jerusalem Cricket, and it is one of our most common Southern California sightings.