Subject:  Found this in my yard last summer
Geographic location of the bug:  Sherwood Park, Alberta
Date: 02/18/2018
Time: 11:13 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  This was really big. What is it?
How you want your letter signed:  Hi

Poplar Borer

Based on this BugGuide image, we are pretty confident that your Longicorn is a Poplar Borer, Saperda calcarata, and it is described on BugGuide as being:  “Largest of its genus. Prominent spines at tips of elytra. Coloration variable, pastel hues.” 

Location: Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada

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