Subject: Asian Longhorned Beetle or Spotted White Pine Sawyer?
Location: Saxtons River, Vermont
June 4, 2016 11:33 am
Found her on my house in southeastern VT. If she’s an Asian Longhored beetle, that’s bad news, since they’re a destructive invasive. I’m thinking it is a female Spotted White Pine Sawyer, but it is best to ask the experts (I also reported her to the state dept. of agriculture, just to be safe)
Signature: Patrick

Whitespotted Sawyer

Whitespotted Sawyer

Dear Patrick,
This is not the Asian Longhorned Beetle or Starry Night Beetle,
Anoplophora glabripennis, an invasive species.  We agree with you, because of the white scutellum, that this is a Whitespotted Sawyer, and you may compare your image to this BugGuide image for verification.

Location: Saxtons River, Vermont

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