White-spotted pine sawyer

6543.    This giant beetle landed in my shirt and wouldn’t get out and would make noises when I’d try to get it off. Scary. New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. Canada

 

Number 6543.  This looks like a white-spotted pine sawyer, Monochamus scutellatus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). It is not considered a pest species, Click here for more detailed information.