Subject: A June Bug?
Geographic location of the bug: Moorestown NJ, southern NJ
Time: 04:16 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: This bug was on the front steps during the afternoon. When I nudged it aside it hissed. It has large fuzzy antenna and yellow speckles on a black body. It is about an inch long.
How you want your letter signed: Annette
Variegated June Beetles can produce a hissing sound by rubbing parts of their body together, an act known as stridulation.