Subject: What is This Bug?
Location: Melbourne, FL
June 23, 2017 5:49 am
I saw this bug while working this morning, June 23rd in Melbourne, FL. His antennae are so long and is very interesting looking. I tried looking him up online but couldn’t find a similar picture. I was wondering if you had any information as I could not find any.
Thank you,
Elizabeth Merritt
Signature: Elizabeth

Longicorn: Acanthocinus obsoletus

Dear Elizabeth,
Thanks to Arthur Evans’ book Beetles of Eastern North America and BugGuide, we were able to identify your Longicorn as
Acanthocinus obsoletus.  According to BugGuide they feed on:  “Bark of dead or dying pine.”

Location: Melbourne, Florida

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