Poplar root borer (Archodontes melanopus serrulatus)
September 6, 2012 by allthingsbiological
This individual was one of the practice organisms in “The Toy Room,” one of the many highlights of BugShot 2012, Archbold Biological Station, Venus, FL. Click image to enlarge.
You have to admit this huge beetle looks like something from The Far Side. Click image to enlarge.
Thanks to Ted MacRae, who writes a spectacular blog called Beetles in the Bush, for correct identification of this individual!