Subject:  Beetle with long banded horns
Geographic location of the bug:  Texas
Date: 10/17/2017
Time: 06:25 PM EDT
A friend just posted this from Texas and wondered what it is
How you want your letter signed:  Steve

oooh – I just saw the page for the Long-Jawed Longhorn Beetle – I think that’s what it is.

Longjawed Longhorn Beetle

Dear Steve,
You are correct.  This is a Long-Jawed Longhorn Beetle,
Trachyderes mandibularis, and according to BugGuide:  “Hosts: Citrus, Parkinsonia, Salix, Celtis (Hovore et al. 1987).”

Location: Texas

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