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Black longhorn beetle with yellow transverse bands. The third band on the elytra is W-shaped. These beetles are endemic to eastern North America.
Spotted in a rural backyard.
The larvae of this beetle feed on Black Locust. They are considered a serious pest as previously weakened or damaged trees are often killed by infestations of the larvae.
Spotted on Sep 17, 2017
Submitted on Sep 18, 2017
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