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What the hell is this thing?
Location: Denver, Colorado
July 22, 2011 9:38 am
I live in Colorado and saw this thing on my driveway, when my dog was considering it for breakfast. Haven’t seen a bug this huge in 10 years. What the devil is it?
Signature: Grossed Out in Colorado

Ponderous Borer

Dear Grossed Out in Colorado,
Your large beetle is one of the Prionids, more specifically, the Ponderous Borer,
Trichocnemis spiculatus.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Colorado

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