Cottonwood Borer

black with checkers and has wings 1.5 inches long
July 16, 2009
Found this bug hanging around the hangar. What is it?
Sorry I don’t want a letter just curious as to the bug is. Thanks
Chesterfield Missouri

Cottonwood Borer
Cottonwood Borer

Dear Sorry,
This beautiful beetle is a Cottonwood Borer.  Most of our reports come from Oklahoma and Texas.

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