What is this? Is it a cocoon?

Asked June 17, 2018, 3:32 PM EDT

What is this? Is it a cocoon?

Maricopa County Arizona

1 Response

Yes, more accurately we would call it the pupa of an insect. Which insect, I am not certain since pupa's are sometimes very challenging to ID. Would need more information to narrow it down such as location, house basement, outbuilding, etc, as well as a clearer picture.