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    • Megacyllene robiniae

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Recent observations

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Locust Borer Megacyllene robiniae

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royaltyler

Date

September 17, 2014 02:44 PM EDT

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locust borer beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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acryptozoo

Date

September 2, 2014

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locust borer beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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zcota

Date

September 15, 2014

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Locust Borer Megacyllene robiniae

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cmstinson

Date

September 13, 2014

Description

Found on shady side of redbud leaf. After I disturbed it (photographing it), it flew to a black locust tree nearby. Clearly a yellow jacket mimic in flight.

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locust borer beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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garychang

Date

September 5, 2014 03:29 PM PDT

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Locust Borer (Megacyllene robiniae) Megacyllene robiniae

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didymops77

Date

September 7, 2014 03:15 PM EDT

Description

Found on Goldenrod at the Twin Lakes region of the NYBG during Macaulay Honors College BioBlitz.

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locust borer beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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maractwin

Date

September 10, 2014 07:50 AM EDT

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Locust Borer Megacyllene robiniae

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dremsen

Date

September 6, 2014

Description

Collected on goldenrod where I always find it.

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locust borer beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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sagamoreoh

Date

September 4, 2014

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locust borer beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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maractwin

Date

August 29, 2014 02:34 PM EDT

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locust borer beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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johnratzlaff

Date

August 29, 2014 11:45 AM EDT

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locust borer beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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rpayne

Date

August 28, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

Megacyllene robiniae, commonly known as the locust borer, is a species of cerambycid beetle endemic to eastern North America. It is a serious pest to Robinia pseudacacia, the black locust tree, with which it is sympatric.

No range data available.