Banded Alder Borer

Subject: Straight out of a Tim Burton movie!
Location: Inland Empire, Southern Caifornia
March 23, 2014 12:24 pm
Ok, so i found this crazy looking bug one day. It was just sitting on the door of a store. It was late June of last year in Southern California. There are some fields close to this shop. Please help me identify this! It still haunts my nightmares!
Signature: Christy

Banded Alder Borer
Banded Alder Borer

Hi Christy,
The Banded Alder Borer,
Rosalia funebris, is sometimes called the California Laurel Borer.

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