Insects and Spiders - native

Golden Buprestid Beetle (Buprestis aurulenta) on Aug 3, 2022

Submitter has sample

Description of specimen

Ash Borer


Awesome picture! This luckily is the Golden Jewel Beetle (Bubrestis Aurulenta). Native to the Northwest. This bug is allowed to live free and wild, no need to exterminate, and you will continue to find them this time of year.
-Michael, TCSWCD

Michael Blankenship
Aug. 3, 2022, 8:59 a.m.