Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowseInfoImagesLinksBooksData
Photo#806330
 Copper and black beetle - Stenelytrana gigas

Copper and black beetle - Stenelytrana gigas
North of San Antonio Outside loop 1604, Bexar County, Texas, USA
July 17, 2013
Size: 1.2 inches
Good flight. Grasped tightly with legs as a ?defense mechanism? similar to walking stick. Seemed to enjoy apple or the water it contained.

Images of this individual: tag all
 Copper and black beetle - Stenelytrana gigas  Copper and black beetle - Stenelytrana gigas

Moved
Moved from Longhorned Beetles.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

The Gigas Longhorn
Indubitably Brady. I was telling my daughter it had to be a longhorn. Where else but in Texas would you find a longhorn! Thanks.

Perhaps

Comment viewing options
Select your preferred way to display the comments and click 'Save settings' to activate your changes.