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Locust borer

Megacyllene robiniae


Striking black and yellow longhorn beetle in the Genus: Megacyllene. Adults lay their eggs in locust trees.


Spotted on goldenrod at Mt. Magazine. Above 2000 ft.


Megacyllene robiniae, commonly known as the locust borer, is a species of longhorn beetle endemic to eastern North America. It is a serious pest of Robinia pseudoacacia, the black locust tree, with which it is sympatric.(Wikipedia)

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Arkansas, USA

Spotted on Sep 30, 2019
Submitted on Oct 1, 2019

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