Cottonwood Borer

Subject: Camping
Location: Texas, usa
May 30, 2017 9:14 am
This bug flew at my wife on our vacation. Scared crap out out of her. Lol what is it.
Signature: Kevin williams

Cottonwood Borer

Dear Kevin,
This distinctively marked beetle is a Cottonwood Borer.  They are not dangerous to humans, but like many wood boring beetles, they have strong mandibles and they might even draw blood from a thin-skinned person. 

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