What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: Cockroach or beetle?
Location: MA
July 20, 2017 9:13 pm
I was walking by dog in the backyard and we have woods, pond, and bogs right in our backyard. I saw this walking on the ground. What is it??
Signature: Jen

Female Broad-Necked Root Borer

Dear Jen,
This is a female Broad-Necked Root Borer, a common summer sighting in the eastern portion of North America.  It appears that she might be laying eggs.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Massachusetts

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