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Bumelia Borer  - Plinthocoelium suaveolens - male - female

Bumelia Borer - Plinthocoelium suaveolens - Male Female
Iola , Grimes County, Texas, USA
May 30, 2011
Per TAMU professor, Bumelia Borer. I had never seen one, and these 2 were spending some time on my hummingbird feeder. Notice the honey bees around the feeder as well.

Moved from ID Request.

I'm getting a hummingbird feeder!
I'll appreciate the insects more than the birds, but that's ok :)

birds and the bees?
looks more like the beetles and the bees...

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