Banded Alder Borer

Subject: Possible Longhorn beetle?
Location: Provo, Utah
July 22, 2013 12:33 am
My sister sent me these pictures yesterday for me to try to identify them. I have never seen this insect before in CO, but it reminds me of Longhorn beetles
Signature: Jake Schafer

Banded Alder Borer
Banded Alder Borer

Dear Jake,
We love this photo.  It is so quirky.  This distinctive insect is a Banded Alder Borer.

2 thoughts on “Banded Alder Borer”

  1. I have no photo, but definitely saw a Banded Alder Borer July 5, 2014 in Wrightwood, CA (Southern CA mountain area, 6200 ft altitude, mixed pine/oak forest, part of Angeles National Forest).

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