This disgusting lovely creature was trapped between the glass and the screen of my bedroom window earlier this afternoon. I don’t see it now, which gives me reason to hope he scrambled out through a drain hole. Can anyone identify it? At first I thought it was a butt-ugly spider, but it only has six legs and it appears more like a small cricket or other jumpy thing. It was probably an inch long from head to rear. I do appreciate how beneficial bugs are in the garden, but in my bedroom? Well, they’re fair game! ;)
Post Script — Mr. Ugly met his maker this morning. We settled in for the night after carefully checking every crevice we could find, with flashlight and all. Satisfied that he’d moved on, we slept. This morning, I look over at the window after hearing what sounded like buzzing wings, and there’s Mr. Ugly on the screen again, possibly coaxed out of his hiding place by the morning sun. I’ll spare you the rest of the story, and let’s just say I hope he doesn’t have any wayward friends or kin!