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Old 04-14-2014, 08:44 PM
 
Location: LawnGuyLind, NY / Sarasota, FL
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I've looked at several online sites, and asked lots of locals, and cannot identify this critter that I saw on my front door yesterday, in the 8th floor hallway of a Condo. It is about an inch long.

Anybody?

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Old 04-14-2014, 09:21 PM
 
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I sure can't identify it but it is amazing! What a colorful bug! Looks like a harmless beetle though so don't panic.
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Old 04-14-2014, 09:34 PM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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That bug was in a movie once. It ate Tokyo.
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:34 AM
 
Location: LawnGuyLind, NY / Sarasota, FL
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That bug was in a movie once. It ate Tokyo.
Hopefully it'll eat my termites!
Or my Ghost Ants.
Or keep away the Love Bugs

Ahh, Florida, Land Of Beauty!
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:49 AM
 
Location: Lafayette, LA
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Have you tried bugguide.net? They have a nice tool where you can punch in characteristics of the insect, but they also have forums with a lot of knowledgeable people. You can post a picture and other posters will give you their input.

That's a pretty beetle, btw.
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:50 AM
 
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I think that's a red-headed ash borer. Often found in woodpiles or in the house after bringing wood inside from the woodpile.
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Old 04-15-2014, 07:53 AM
 
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Wow, what an interesting bug. I like Florida bugs better than Colorado bugs. They're just colorless and ugly! Looks like some kind of beetle.
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Old 04-15-2014, 04:24 PM
 
Location: LawnGuyLind, NY / Sarasota, FL
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Bugguide did it! Thanks for the referral.

A Longhorn Beetle.
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Old 04-15-2014, 05:11 PM
 
Location: RI, MA, VT, WI, IL, CA, IN (that one sucked), KY
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I think that's a red-headed ash borer. Often found in woodpiles or in the house after bringing wood inside from the woodpile.

A+

That is it/
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