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    • Locust Borer Beetle
    • Locust Borer
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    • Barrenador de la falsa acacia
  • Scientific Names
    • Megacyllene robiniae

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

Observer

elaphrornis

Date

August 23, 2006 11:23 AM EDT

Description

Megacyllene robiniae on flowers of goldenrod (apparently Solidago rigida). Trail at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY.

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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elaphrornis

Date

August 21, 2006 07:04 PM EDT

Description

Megacyllene robiniae on goldenrod, trail at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY.

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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peggyo

Date

September 25, 2011 02:34 PM EDT

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

Observer

elaphrornis

Date

August 19, 2006 12:27 PM EDT

Description

Megacyllene robiniae (Cerambycidae), Locust Borer, on Solidago goldenrod.

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

Observer

cotinis

Date

October 2, 2016 10:01 AM EDT

Description

Found on this goldenrod stem, which I plucked and placed in a vase against an even background outside for a photo session. It was very calm as long as it remained on the goldenrod.
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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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srall

Date

September 18, 2016 12:41 PM EDT

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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treichard

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October 7, 2016 05:08 PM EDT

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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drmagnum

Date

October 19, 2016 05:51 PM EDT

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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sterlingnorthjr

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October 18, 2016 02:25 PM EDT

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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kevinemetcalf

Date

October 16, 2016 05:05 AM EDT

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

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slider4

Date

August 31, 2016 03:43 PM EDT

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Locust Borer Beetle Megacyllene robiniae

Observer

matthewthompson

Date

September 16, 2016 04:43 PM CDT
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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.
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