Subject:  2 inch beetle Bug
Geographic location of the bug:  Bernardsville NJ
Date: 06/28/2019
Time: 06:33 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Here’s a photo- what is it?
How you want your letter signed:  Nancy

Female Broad Necked Root Borer

Dear 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.

Location: Bernardsville, New Jersey

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