Insects and Spiders - native

Sculptured Pine Borer (Chalcophora angulicollis) on May 14, 2024

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Thank you for your report! I agree with your identification. This is a native species of Metallic wood-boring beetle. They feed on dead and dying pines and will not attack healthy trees. They're not pests.

Tom Valente
May 16, 2024, 2:34 a.m.