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What is this, and should I kill it? = Flower Longhorn Beetle

It's hanging out around my crookneck plant.
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Re: What is this, and should I kill it?

Some sort of longhorn beetle. Its larvae may burrow in trees. Probably not a pest on your squash...

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Re: What is this, and should I kill it?

check this site toward the bottom. Its a "flower longhorn beetle" and supposedly is a good pollinator...

https://www.askbud.ca/long_horn_beetles, ... bud_ca.htm

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Re: What is this, and should I kill it?

Oh good, glad I didn't squish it! Very glad to hear that it won't hurt the squash, and lucky for me, I have no trees. Thanks for the help!

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