Bugs in a golden bower

It’s not just bees in the goldenrod. Many of the black and yellow bugs are Locust borers. Not a beetle to boast about, as their larvae are in someone’s black locust tree. One thing I noticed as I was leaning in to get a better shot was the smell of the goldenrod. How did I […]

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Not a wasp, but not a friend

For a bug, it’s handy being yellow and black. Folk stay away, thinking you’re a bee or a wasp. That’s just what I thought it was, a wasp, but sitting nice and quietly enough to get a picture.  But when I uploaded the picture, I saw it was a bug, a long-horned beetle, that is.

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