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Prionus somethingorothericus?
Here’s a photo of two very large beetles hanging around on my backyard window screen. I’m thinking it some type of woodboring beetle. Your help, as always, would be appreciated. By the way, they don’t appreciate being handled, as I could tell by the frantic little squeals they would make when I picked them up. Don’t worry, though, I never hurt my little buddies that I find, only photograph them.
Stefan Bowers
Fort Gordon, GA

Dear Stefan,
You are correct. These are Tile Horned Prionus beetles, Prionus imbricornus. It seems many species of Prionids are appearing across the nation.

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