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bug - Phymatodes testaceus

bug - Phymatodes testaceus
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, USA
May 14, 2007
Size: 1/2" body
I have been finding these in my house this spring. A few of them have been found dead in standing water. I have seen a few that are about an inch long.

Moved from Longhorned Beetles.

Phymatodes testaceus
They tend to emerge from oak firewood brought indoors

in house?
so likely to be this one:

Looks like a beetle
and with those fat legs and long antennae, maybe one of the long-horned beetles in the Cerambycidae. Check in the guide under that family and see if you see anything close.

Definitely Cerambycidae, probably genus Phymatodes. This might be a species new to the guide.

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