All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Elder Borer</strong>
<em>Desmocerus palliatus</em>
Great Smoky Mountains NP
August 9, 2008

This beautiful beetle caused quite a bit of excitement with the Bugguide group as we hiked on a trail below Clingman's Dome. It was quite patient w...
Elder Borer
Desmocerus palliatus
Great Smoky Mountains NP
August 9, 2008

This beautiful beetle caused quite a bit of excitement with the Bugguide group as we hiked on a trail below Clingman's Dome. It was quite patient with the insect "paparazzi" as several people snapped photos!

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