Subject: 2 inch beetle Bug
Geographic location of the bug: Bernardsville NJ
Time: 06:33 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Here’s a photo- what is it?
How you want your letter signed: Nancy
This is a female Broad Necked Root Borer, Prionus laticollis, and what appears to be a stinger is actually an ovipositor, an organ used during the egg laying process.