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Subject:  A beetle?
Geographic location of the bug:  Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Date: 06/22/2019
Time: 07:51 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hello! I found this lil beauty when I was out with family…I couldn’t get many photos.. I am unsure what it is? But I do believe it’s a beetle of some sort!
How you want your letter signed:  Lily, P

Cabbage Palm Longhorn

Dear Lily, P,
This is a Cabbage Palm Longhorn,
Osmopleura chamaeropis, and we identified it on BugGuide.  According to BugGuide:  “Larvae feed on Cabbage Palmettos (Sabal palmetto) in Florida” and “This species is rarely collected but can be locally abundant (Turnbow & Hovore 1979).”

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

One Response to Cabbage Palm Longhorn

  1. BuggyDweeb999 says:

    Thank you so much! That’s pretty cool, I wish I stayed longer now hehe!

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