Subject: Brown and orange beetle?
Geographic location of the bug: Pearland tx
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
This beautiful beetle is a Longjawed Longhorn, Trachyderes mandibularis, and according to BugGuide: “Hosts: Citrus, Parkinsonia, Salix, Celtis (Hovore et al. 1987).”