5753 This bug (carcass) was about an inch long (a bit less). Seen this week in Ottawa. Hot weather. Outdoors.
This is the exoskeleton of a cicada, likely one of the so-called annual (some emerge every year after spending two to five years underground) or dog-day (they usually emerge in late summer) cicadas. Most of these are in the genus Neotibicen. Ed Saugstad, retired entomologist; Sinks Grove, WV.