Subject:  What is this bug
Geographic location of the bug:  Indianapolis Indiana
Date: 07/31/2018
Time: 04:49 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I have never seen a bug that looks like this please tell me what it is i live in  Indianapolis Indiana and i just took that picture in my grandfather’s breazway
How you want your letter signed:  Thank you in advance Taneil Holt

Ivory Marked Beetle

Dear Taneil,
This is an Ivory Marked Beetle.  According to BugGuide:  “hosts include a wide variety of hardwoods (oak, ash, hickory, locust, chestnut, maple, elm, beech, cherry); larvae bore in heartwood.”

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *