Subject: Is this a wood eating bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Southwest Michigan
Time: 09:47 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Southwest Michigan
How you want your letter signed: Tom
This is a Hickory Borer. Adult Hickory Borers visit blossoms where they feed on pollen, but larvae are wood borers. According to BugGuide: “larvae mine newly dead hickory, and sometimes other hardwoods.”