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Old 08-03-2010, 03:06 PM   #1
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Default What is this on my Goldenrod?

I'd like a name to go with this guy. Anyone know? Thanks.

....for now I'm calling him Fred.
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Old 08-03-2010, 04:50 PM   #2
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Maybe Megacyllene robiniae /Locust Borer


Species Megacyllene robiniae - Locust Borer - BugGuide.Net
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Old 08-03-2010, 05:28 PM   #3
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Maybe Megacyllene robiniae /Locust Borer


Species Megacyllene robiniae - Locust Borer - BugGuide.Net
"Larvae feed exclusively on Black Locust tree and its cultivars (Robinia pseudoacacia). Adults feed on pollen, particularly Goldenrod (Solidago)." From your link. I have Black Locust and goldenrod.

I did an image search of the scientific name and I'd say it looks exactly right.

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