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Subject: Bug
Location: Central Utah
July 22, 2017 9:02 am
I found this thing this mornin. Thought it was a toy at first. We poked it, and it moved. What is it?
Signature: MeriLowry

Female Root Borer

Dear MeriLowry,
This looks to us like a female Root Borer in the genus
Prionus, and Prionus heroicus which is pictured on BugGuide is a good possibility. 

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

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