Subject: What kind of beetle is this?
Geographic location of the bug: Boise Idaho on a screen
Time: 12:23 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Please advise as to the kind of beetle is shown in the attached picture.
How you want your letter signed: Best find of the day
This wondrous beetle is a male California Root Borer, Prionus californicus, and despite its name, it is reported from numerous other western states on BugGuide, including Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah and Washington as well as British Columbia.