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Hickory Borer

Megacyllene caryae

Description:

Black with yellow lines and reddish legs. Found on a cut down hickory tree

Habitat:

Oak Savanna Restoration site (Deciduous Forest)

2 Species ID Suggestions

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago
Locust Borer
Megacyllene robiniae Locust Borer - Megacyllene robiniae - BugGuide.Net


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3 Comments

dferris
dferris 5 years ago

No worries, thanks again.

dferris
dferris 5 years ago

beaker98, I think it is probably the Hickory Borer. Looking at the references you provided, it says the locust borer is more fall active as opposed to hickory which is spring active. I don't think there are many locust in this area, and a lot of Hickory. Thanks for the ID

beaker98
beaker98 5 years ago

Sorry, I missed the cut down hickory part:). Duh😳. Ignore the Locust Borer ID.

dferris
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dferris

Michigan, USA

Spotted on Jun 9, 2015
Submitted on Jun 10, 2015

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