Insects - native

Monochamus scutellatus on Jul 10, 2018

Originally reported as Asian Longhorned Beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis)

Submitter does not have a specimen
EDRR Status: No Response/Action Required

Description of specimen

Adult, quite alert, demonstrating foraging-behavior in backyard. Held it to examine. Took video and extracted stills from that.

Commentary

Dear Robin,
thank you or the video and pictures of this long-horned beetle. Luckily, it is NOT the invasive Asian long-horned beetle, but it is the native Oregon white-spotted sawyer Monochamus scutellatus. Thank you for keeping an eye out for invasive pests.
Helmuth Rogg, Oregon Department of Agriculture

Helmuth Rogg
July 11, 2018, 10:06 a.m.