What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

moth? with flash
Location: new zealand
January 24, 2012 4:45 pm
I found this specimen sitting quite still on the garden path at night. it was apparently not bothered by the camera flash.
Signature: greg

Other enquiries suggest that it’s a Huhu beetle: http://www.teara.govt.nz/en/insects-overview/8/2/1

HuHu Beetle

Dear Greg,
We are happy to hear you self identified your HuHu Beetle, Prionoplus reticularis.  We have at least one previous submission of a HuHu Beetle in our archives, and we are very happy to include your letter and gorgeous photo as well.

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

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