Found this guy flying in my basement area. Makes a loud noise when flying. Any idea what this is? Actual size about 2" in length. Thanks,
Dear Aaron,
It is a Ten Lined June Beetle, Polyphylla decemlineata, members of the Scarab Beetle family. The grubs are pests on peach trees, devouring the roots. The adults eat pine needles. They are attracted to lights at night, probably explaining the presence in your basement. They sometimes make loud squeeking noises when handled.

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