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I apologize for the poor quality of the picture--I couldn't get close before it went on its way and the sunlight was a bit harsh. You can barely see the strange "snout" of its face at that angle.
They are found across the eastern United States and a bit into Mexico and typically can be found near decaying plant matter, as this is where their larvae feed. This one was found in a forested neighborhood in Arkansas in September, resting on a fence under a privet tree.
More resources: > https://entnemdept.ifas.ufl.edu/creature...