Subject: What bug is this?
Location: New Jersey
June 29, 2014 8:48 pm
I saw this one crawling on the kitchen counter above my dishwasher just the other night June 26 in northern New Jersey. I haven’t been able to figure out what kind of insect this is.
Earlier this month, we spent a great deal of time trying to identify a male Oak Timberworm which we were relatively certain was a Weevil though it is lacking the snout normally associated with Weevils. The earlier posting, also from New Jersey, had an image not nearly as sharp as the one you have provided. According to BugGuide: “Females lay eggs in living trees where sapwood exposed by injury; larvae bore into wood beneath.”
Oh thank you so much! I was super curious.