What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Beetle ?
Geographic location of the bug:  western new york
Date: 06/25/2018
Time: 08:56 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  found on golf course near niagara falls
How you want your letter signed:  jw

Eyed Elater

Dear jw,
This is an Eyed Elater, the largest North American Click Beetle.  The “eyes” are actually eyespots, markings that might fool a predator into thinking the Eyed Elater is a much larger, and potentially threatening creature, when it is in fact quite harmless.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Niagara Falls, New York

One Response to Eyed Elater

  1. Lisa says:

    I saw this same bug in my pool two days ago, thank you for saying what it was.

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