Subject: Vertical flyer?
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
June 30, 2017 6:19 am
This insect seemed to glide down with his antennae upwards, appearing vertical. He landed and crawled around a bit. Never seen one like this. What is it?
Signature: KS

Longicorn: Trachyderes mandibularis

Dear KS,
After delving through postings on BugGuide, we were able to identify your Long-jawed Longhorn Beetle,
Trachyderes mandibularis.  According to BugGuide:  “Males have particularly long mandibles.”

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

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