Subject:  Beetle ID
Geographic location of the bug:  Lindon, UT near Wasatch Mountains
Date: 07/27/2018
Time: 06:02 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  After watching fireworks (July) we came back to our garage to find this beetle inside. We’ve never seen this large of a beetle around here. It was about 1.5 inches long, could fly, didn’t walk too fast. I can’t remember what the underside looked like.
How you want your letter signed:  CuriousPence

Prionus heroicus, possibly

Dear CuriousPence,
This is one of the Longicorns in the genus
Prionus, and the dark color and Utah sighting has us speculating it might be Prionus heroicus which is pictured on BugGuide.

Location: Lindon, Utah

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