Locust Borer (Megacyllene robiniae) Salt Creek Woods Cook Countny IL September 2015 Week #39 Jeff Skrentny IMG_6445
Megacyllene robiniae on flowers of goldenrod (apparently Solidago rigida). Trail at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY.
Megacyllene robiniae on goldenrod, trail at Salt Marsh Nature Center, Marine Park, Brooklyn, NY.
Megacyllene robiniae (Cerambycidae), Locust Borer, on Solidago goldenrod.
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.