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Subject: What is this Bug?
Location: Fulford, Quebec, Canada
July 6, 2017 12:15 pm
Hello bugman,
I found this bug on my garbage can lid.
I am from Fulford, Quebec, Canada, part of the Eastern Townships.
I would like to know what kind of bug this is. I posted it on my facebook page and was told a pine bug?
I would like an expert opinion please.
Thank you, appreciate your help.
Signature: Tawnia

White Spotted Sawyer

Dear Tawnia,
At first we thought your Longicorn might be the invasive, exotic Starry Night Beetle or Asian Longhorn Beetle,
Anoplophora glabripennis, a species according to BugGuide:  “recently introduced to e. N. Amer. (1996, NY), and spreading (ne. US & so. ON, as of 2007); native to south-central China”, but we realized this is really an especially well marked White Spotted Sawyer, Monochamus scutellatus, which is pictured on BugGuide and which can be identified by the white scutellum.  According to BugGuide:  “Scutellum is the little triangle at the front of the elytra, or wing covers.”

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Fulford, Quebec, Canada

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