Longjawed Longhorn

Subject:  Brown and orange beetle?
Geographic location of the bug:  Pearland tx
Date: 08/13/2019
Time: 09:18 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I saw this cool bug on the window but can’t figure out what it is. Can you help?
How you want your letter signed:  Thanks, Sarah

Longjawed Longhorn

Dear Sarah,
This beautiful beetle is a Longjawed Longhorn,
Trachyderes mandibularis, and according to BugGuide:  “Hosts: Citrus, Parkinsonia, Salix, Celtis (Hovore et al. 1987).”

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