Walking Stick, Giant Walking Stick (Megaphasma denticrus)

Order: Phasmatodea
Family: Heteronemiidae
Genus: Megaphasma
Species: denticrus

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Deer, Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Lawrenceville, Georgia
Chester, Illinois
Plain Dealing, Louisiana
Cole Camp, Missouri
Stilwell, Oklahoma
Anderson, Texas
Baytown, Texas
Broaddus, Texas
Bulverde, Texas
Elgin, Texas
Manchaca, Texas
New Braunfels, Texas (2 reports)
Richmond, Texas
San Antonio, Texas
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On Jun 29, 2008, dogwoodtree from Plain Dealing, LA wrote:

As I was growing up, we always referred to these as "spit devils" or "devil's walking stick." We were always told that if they spit in your eyes, you would go blind! lol