It was stuck on a tree trunk surrounded by water from the rain in the Elephant Butte campground in New Mexico. To give it perspective that bit of crud next to it in the bucket is an old cigarette butt.
One of the strangest bugs I've ever seen. Guess it like a stink bug and squirt nasty and the tail like a whisker.
In Little Aguja Canyon. Imaged only.
Under debris in Marathon.