Black Pine Sawyer from Poland

Subject:  Cerambycidae, but which one
Geographic location of the bug:  Europe/Poland
Date: 06/14/2018
Time: 03:05 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hello,
I am trying to identify this one, without luck.
Please help ! 🙂
How you want your letter signed:  Piotr Podermanski

Longicorn is Black Pine Sawyer

Got it, it’s  Monochamus galloprovincialis.

Dear Piotr,
We are happy you were able to identify your Black Pine Sawyer, which is the common name used on iNaturalist where it states:  “The Pine sawyer beetle (
Monochamus galloprovincialis), also referred to as the Black pine sawyer beetle, is a species of beetle in the family Cerambycidae. It was described by Olivier in 1795, originally under the genus Cerambyx. It has a wide distribution, occurring naturally throughout Europe and the Caucasus. It has also been introduced into the Canary Islands.”

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