I took a picture of this bug while I was in Chucchilán Ecuador in June. I am wondering what type of insect this is?
It was about 1-inch long.
This was the only good photo I was able to take, sorry for the poor angle.
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Here is an image of it:
They are found in Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. You can see that the distribution matches your place:
Identifying the species may be a bit more complicated. The Phasmida Species File page I linked above lists 8 species of ututos (with pictures), 5 of them occurring in Ecuador.