Long-horned wood-boring beetle

7047.         It was about 2-3 inches long. Kamloops, British Columbia. Canada

Number 7047. This is a long-horned wood-boring beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in the subfamily Prioninae; possibly Prionus californicus, one of the largest beetles in Canada. Commonly known as the California root borer, its larvae can cause serious damage to tree and vine roots. Click here for more detailed information.