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Spined Oak Borer

Elaphidion mucronatum


A large beetle of some sort

2 Species ID Suggestions

Lindsy 8 years ago
soldier beetle

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gatorfellows 8 years ago

My suggestion was based on size, and look of the antenna. You should look at both families to try to find which species in your area fits best. Mine was just a best guess too.

Lindsy 8 years ago

Sorry- didn't see the other suggestion. Mine might not be correct. Crazy looking bug!

Drew b
Drew b 8 years ago

Thanks gatorfellows

gatorfellows 8 years ago

It is a Longhorn Beetle, Family Cerambycidae

Drew b
Spotted by
Drew b

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jun 8, 2012
Submitted on Jun 9, 2012

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