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Locust Borer Black longhorn beetle with yellow transverse bands. The third band on the elytra is W-shaped.  Geotagged,Locust Borer,Megacyllene robiniae,Summer,United States,beetle,insect Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Locust Borer

Black longhorn beetle with yellow transverse bands. The third band on the elytra is W-shaped.

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''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.

Similar species: Beetles
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jan 4, 2018. Captured Sep 16, 2017 16:28 in 55 Locust St, Coventry, RI 02816, USA.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm