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Subject:  Goldsmith Beetle?
Geographic location of the bug:  MS
Date: 04/03/2018
Time: 07:49 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I took a picture of this beetle crawling around under the security light. Is this a goldsmith beetle? It was grey and furry underneath. I moved it away from the light source.
How you want your letter signed:  TF

Goldsmith Beetle

Dear TF,
We concur that this is a Goldsmith Beetle,
Cotalpa lanigera, and according to BugGuide data, other sightings from Mississippi have occurred in April.

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

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