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Subject: What is this fascinating critter?
Location: Gold Canyon, AZ
February 25, 2016 5:46 pm
Wandered into our camp in Gold Canyon, AZ. Anyone know what this is?
Signature: Deirdre

Longhorned Borer Beetle

Longhorned Borer Beetle

Dear Deirdre,
This is a Longhorned Borer Beetle in the family Cerambycidae, and we need additional time to determine its identity.  We have written to Eric Eaton for assistance.

Eric Eaton Responds
Daniel:
Yes, it is Megacyllene antennata.  Here’s a link:
http://bugguide.net/node/view/29440
Thanks for sharing!
Eric

Ed. Note:
According to BugGuide, the food plants for the southwestern species are:  “mesquite and (catclaw?)”

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Gold Canyon, Arizona

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