Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Pollinators often match the colors of the flowers they visit on World Peace Wetland Prairie: Locust borer on goldenrod on October 7, 2009

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cricket on goldenrod on World Peace Wetland Prairie on Oct. 7, 2009 DSCN9166


Anonymous said...

I want to tell aub that the bug isn't a cricket. But I can't figure out what it really is. Anybody got a true ID for this wonderful creature?

Anonymous said...

It's a Megacyllene robiniae - Locust Borer!
Very impressive, but apparently its larvae feed on black locust trees.
Adults feed mostly on goldenrod pollen.

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