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Subject: What is this??
Location: Spokane, WA
July 3, 2013 12:24 am
Hi there,
Last night it was super hot in my house (Summer, 90 degrees plus) so I had all the windows open. I was in bed, minding my own business when this bug dive-bombed me. Needless to say it scared me half to death. I composed myself, caught it and released it the next morning. I have no clue what kind it is but I am insanely curious. Thank you for your help!
Signature: Taylor S.

Yellow Douglas Fir Borer

Yellow Douglas Fir Borer

Hi Taylor,
Though the distinctive pair of black spots on the wings is not as visible in your photo, this looks unmistakably like a Yellow Douglas Fir Borer,
Centrodera spurca, which you can also find profiled on BugGuide.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Spokane, Washington
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